Republican Sen. John Hoeven of North Dakota is holding back his legislation to fast-track the Energy Department’s reviews of LNG exports for now, reports E&E News. Hoeven said he made this decision after talking to Department of Energy (DOE) head Ernest Moniz in order to garner more support for the bill before it goes to the Senate.

The bill would speed up the regulatory process for companies seeking to export LNG to countries that do not have a free-trade agreement with the U.S. Currently, the Energy Department is obligated to determine...

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