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Green groups mount opposition to Taiwan’s third LNG terminal

Taiwan’s third LNG terminal is facing opposition from environmental groups that claim the choice of location could damage rare algae reefs and coral.
By Staff reporter 9 November 2017 0 28319

Taiwan’s third LNG terminal is facing opposition from environmental groups that claim the choice of location could damage rare algae reefs and coral, according to Focus Taiwan.

The terminal is critical to the government’s plans to increase gas’s share in the energy mix from 32% at present to 50% by 2025.

Taiwan intends to shut down all of its nuclear power plants by that date.

Delays to the construction of the terminal could disrupt power supply in northern Taiwan, Premier Lai Ching-te said on...