Jordan Cove LNG cleared by Oregon voters

Voters in Coos County, Oregon have rejected a measure that would have banned the $7.5 billion Jordan Cove LNG export project and its associated 370 km Pacific Connector pipeline.
By Staff reporter 17 May 2017 0 25948

Voters in Coos County, Oregon have rejected a measure that would have banned the $7.5 billion Jordan Cove LNG export project and its associated 370 km Pacific Connector pipeline.

If passed, the Sustainable Energy Future Ordinance would have prevented the project from moving forward as it would have banned the development of non-sustainable energy systems and the bulk transportation of fossil fuels in the county, according to local news reports.

The project owner, Calgary-based Veresen, has spent more than a decade trying to gain federal and local...

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