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EIS-0491: Lake Charles Liquefaction Project, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

SUMMARY

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is preparing, with DOE as a cooperating agency, an EIS to analyze the potential environmental impacts of a proposal to expand an existing liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, by constructing and operating natural gas liquefaction and exportation capabilities.  DOE, Office of Fossil Energy, has an obligation under Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act to authorize the import and export of natural gas, including LNG, unless it finds that the import or export is not consistent with the public interest.

PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Comments on the Draft EIS must be received by June 1, 2015, to ensure consideration and must reference the FERC docket number (CP14-119-000, CP14-120-000, CP14-122-000). Comments may be submitted:

• Orally or in writing at a public comment meeting (public hearing): May 7, 2015, 7:00 p.m., Holiday Inn Lake Charle s, W. Sulphur, 330 Arena Road,Sulphur, LA 70665.
• Electronically (for brief, text-only comments) using the eComment feature at www.ferc.gov under the link to Docume nts and Filings.
• Electronically (for an attached file) using the eFiling feature at www.ferc.gov under the link to Documents and Fi lings. (Select “Comment on a Filing” as the filing type.)
• By mail to Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Room 1A, Washin gton, DC 20426.

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