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Oregon residents whose land would intersect the proposed Pacific Connector pipeline filed a letter Oct. 3 asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to deny the pipeline and Jordan Cove Energy project.

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With a sparkly blue cape and a headband shaped as a water droplet, Rindy Hart of Myrtle Creek dressed up as “Water Woman” Wednesday afternoon to demonstrate the importance of protecting waterways. She was one of more than 100 members of the public who voiced their opinions on the Jordan Cove…

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Maps, books, binders and CDs with old information about the Jordan Cove LNG and Pacific Connector Pipeline had been available for residents to review at libraries along the project’s proposed route. For the last few months, the shelves that had held these materials have been temporarily empty.

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said it wants to make it as easy as possible for people to comment as it conducts an informal review of the Jordan Cove LNG and the Pacific Connector Pipeline project. But in a letter Wednesday, U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, and Jeff Merkley, D-Oreg…

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As part of its informal review of the Pacific Connector Gas pipeline project, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has scheduled a meeting to collect comments about the Jordan Cove Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline.

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Jordan Cove-Pacific Connector Grant Program awards grants of up to $5,000 twice a year to organizations in the local communities where it operates, including Douglas County. This grant cycle, local organizations received a total of $60,000 in grants, including the Boys & Girls Clubs of t…

  • APRIL EHRLICH The News-Review
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ASHLAND — Teenagers wearing hats protesting a proposed liquid natural gas pipeline filed into their high school gym in Ashland Thursday morning to join a crowd of 2,700 people at U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden’s town hall gathering.

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About 100 protesters greeted members of the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce as they made their way to the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Monday for their monthly membership meeting and to hear an update on the Pacific Connector Gas pipeline project.

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The proposed Pacific Connector pipeline may have been rejected twice, but the developers appear not to be giving up. Last week, they filed a document called a “Request for Approval of Pre-Filing Review” with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission — the agency that turned the project down Dec. 9.

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission denied the Jordan Cove Energy Project and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline’s request for a rehearing Friday. This came nine months after the commission denied the companies’ applications to construct a liquefied natural gas pipeline and export terminal …

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The Jackson County Board of Commissioners sent a letter last week urging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to uphold its decision rejecting the proposed Pacific Connector natural gas pipeline.

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Federal regulators, who were scheduled to issue a final decision on the Jordan Cove Energy Project by May 11, said Monday they need more time to consider a potential rehearing and have pushed back the deadline.