• FERC Gives Final Clean Air Act Approval for Freeport LNG Export Terminal
  • September 22, 2014
  • Law Firm: Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP - Washington Office
  • Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Clean Air Act, FERC Staff has prepared a final General Conformity Determination (GCD) for the Freeport LNG export terminal project near Quintana Island, Brazoria County, Texas. The purpose of the GCD is to ensure that the project does not violate the Texas State Implementation Plan and address the potential air quality impacts from the project. FERC staff concludes that the project will achieve conformity with the Texas State Implementation Plan and has received concurrence from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. The GCD can be found here - http://elibrary.ferc.gov/idmws/common/opennat.asp?fileID=13635617, and the complete docket for the Freeport LNG export terminal can be found on eLibrary under Docket No. CP12-509.