lng http://nwpr.org en What Plymouth Explosion Means For LNG Proposals http://nwpr.org/post/what-plymouth-explosion-means-lng-proposals <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">People opposed to exporting liquefied natural gas in Oregon say Monday’s explosion along the Columbia River points out safety problems at these types of facilities. But project supporters say the explosion should not affect decisions about their facilities.</span></p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:38:34 +0000 Courtney Flatt 43750 at http://nwpr.org What Plymouth Explosion Means For LNG Proposals State Will Investigate Explosion At Liquefied Natural Gas Plant http://nwpr.org/post/state-will-investigate-explosion-liquefied-natural-gas-plant <p>State and federal pipeline safety investigators have been dispatched to the site of an explosion and fire at a liquefied natural gas storage facility in southeastern Washington.</p><p>LNG is natural gas that’s been cooled to a liquid form for easier storage. Five people were injured in the early morning blast Monday, but only one remains hospitalized.</p><p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 00:40:19 +0000 Austin Jenkins 43668 at http://nwpr.org State Will Investigate Explosion At Liquefied Natural Gas Plant Courts Allow Oregon County To Withdraw Approval For Columbia River LNG Pipeline http://nwpr.org/post/courts-allow-oregon-county-withdraw-approval-columbia-river-lng-pipeline <p></p><p>A proposal to export liquefied natural gas from a terminal at the mouth of the Columbia River has hit a major setback this week. Oregon courts have affirmed that it was legal for Clatsop County in 2011 to reverse its position on a pipeline connected to the project. Sat, 30 Mar 2013 00:34:22 +0000 Amelia Templeton 25106 at http://nwpr.org