Monday, December 18, 2006

Broadwater Public Hearings

NY Newsday:
Federal regulators plan to hold hearings in January on the controversial proposal to build a liquid natural gas terminal called Broadwater in the middle of Long Island Sound.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has scheduled hearings for 7 PM January 10 at Smithtown West High School and for the following day at 7 PM at Shoreham-Wading River Middle School. FERC said there will also be hearings in Connecticut. One is scheduled for 7 PM Jan 9 at Mitchell College in New London and the other for 7 PM at the Branford High School in Branford.

The regulators are to hold hearings on the draft environmental impact statement for the LNG terminal proposed to be built nine miles off of Wading River.