The Obama administration is expected to approve liquefied natural gas exports early this year. A facility on the Georgia coast is looking for approval. Southern LNG wants to refit its terminal near Savannah for exports to send natural gas overseas.
The owners of a liquified natural gas import facility on Elba Island near Savannah are seeking permission to export LNG. Southern LNG is asking the US Energy Department to approve a request to ship up to $4 million a year out of the country through Georgia.
A liquified natural gas importer announced today, it's withdrawing an application to restart trucking operations on Georgia's Elba Island. The decision by El Paso Corporation ends a two-year effort to move the hazardous fuel through the streets of Savannah, near schools, homes and hospitals.
Savannah city officials didn't get the answers they wanted at a public hearing on a proposal to truck liquified natural gas through the city. It was the second meeting in three months on a plan that could send up to 58 trucks a day loaded with hazardous LNG through city neighborhoods.