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LNG Explosion
6:38 am
Wed April 2, 2014

What Plymouth Explosion Means For LNG Proposals

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.
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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.

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Natural Gas Explosion
5:40 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

State Will Investigate Explosion At Liquefied Natural Gas Plant

Google Earth view of the liquefied natural gas storage facility in Plymouth, Wash.
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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.

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.

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Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal
5:34 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

Courts Allow Oregon County To Withdraw Approval For Columbia River LNG Pipeline

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.

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