In late January the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 351, the LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act. The bill was designed to accelerate the approvals of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports.

Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH), Energy and Commerce Committee member wrote the bill “to put an end to the unnecessary obstructive delays” by the Department of Energy (DOE) on issuing U.S. LNG export applications. The bill requires the DOE to issue a decision on export applications following the conclusion of environmental review of LNG ...


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