Proposal for LNG terminal in Newfoundland clears another hurdle

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ST. JOHNS, N.L. A proposal to build a liquefied natural gas terminal in Newfoundland has cleared another hurdle.

ST. JOHNS, N.L. A proposal to build a liquefied natural gas terminal in Newfoundland has cleared another hurdle.

The federal Environment Department issued a statement today saying the project at Grassy Bay is not likely to have a significant, adverse impact on the environment.

The department has referred the project to federal departments of Fisheries and Transport for further review.

Newfoundland LNG Ltd., is planning to build, operate and eventually decommission the terminal at the head of Placentia Bay.

The project in eastern Newfoundland will include a marine terminal with three berths, a tug basin, eight storage tanks, an access road and office facilities.



Organizations: LNG terminal, Newfoundland LNG

Geographic location: Newfoundland, Grassy Bay, Placentia Bay

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