Comment Period Extended for Jordan Cove Fracked Gas Pipeline Project!
What is the fracked gas Jordan Cove pipeline project?
A massive Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) pipeline and export terminal is proposed for southern Oregon that would stretch across 229 miles and cross more than 400 waterbodies from Malin, Oregon to the coast at Coos Bay, Oregon. The Jordan Cove LNG pipeline project is a proposal by Canadian energy corporation Pembina to ship fracked natural gas from Canada and the Rockies through southern Oregon to be shipped overseas. The proposed pipeline and export terminal threatens clean water across southern Oregon by crossing major rivers the Rogue and hundreds of smaller streams that support native fish and supply our drinking water. With our partners at Rogue Climate, we continue to lead a strong coalition of diverse organizations to stand up for clean water and stop this harmful project. To learn more, please visit our coalition website at No LNG Exports.
How can you get involved?
The fight continues to block this proposed project. Currently, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) are accepting public comments for two Clean Water Act permits. Over 8,000 comments have already been submitted. Although the comment period was set to close on July 21st, we recently received a 30-day extension.
The Clean Water Act public comment period for the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline has been extended 30-days; comments are now due on August 20.
DEQ and USACE are listening and your voice matters! You can help by writing comments to let our agencies know why you are concerned about the Jordan Cove project and Pacific Connector pipeline and how you would be impacted by the pollution and degradation of our rivers and streams. It’s easy! Check out our guide on how to write and submit your comments here or go directly here to submit your comments online.
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