FERC OKs LNG project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) gave Kinder Morgan the go-ahead to build its billion-dollar Gulf liquid natural gas (LNG) export project in Pascagoula, Miss., overcoming Democrat opposition concerns about the impact on climate change. Kinder Morgan originally developed the site as an LNG import terminal in 2009. But with record U.S. production creating a surplus of natural gas, the Houston firm filed application with FERC in July 2015 seeking permission to redevelop part of the site as an export terminal. The FERC okayed the project in a 3-1 vote July 16. It is the fifth LNG export project that the FERC has approved this year. The proposed project would add 11.5M metric tons of new capacity to KM's terminal at Pascagoula, which would include two liquefaction plants. The 230-acre LNG site would be located off Mississippi Highway 611 that includes more than 38 acres of wetlands. KM pledged to create 50 acres of tidal salt marsh to mitigate those impacts. (Source: Houston Chronicle, 07/17/19)

Halter Marine awarded fifth Navy berthing barge

Pascagoula, Miss., July 30, 2021 – Halter Marine, a company of ST Engineering North America, has been awarded a contract option for the U.S. Navy’s fifth Auxiliary Personnel

$6.7M grant goes for runway improvements

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today announced the


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