7/9/2018: Waterway suitability assessment to increase liquefied natural gas facility berths and vessel traffic; Cameron Parish, Louisiana

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The U.S. Coast Guard published a notice in the Federal Register requesting comments on a Letter of Intent and Preliminary Waterway Suitability Assessment regarding plans to construct new berths at a liquefied natural gas facility in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, and to increase the number of liquefied natural gas vessels calling at the facility from approximately 400 to 580 annually.

The Letter of Intent and Preliminary Waterway Suitability Assessment were submitted by Sabine Pass LNG, L.P. The Coast Guard is notifying the public of this proposed increase in LNG marine traffic on the Sabine-Neches Waterway and is soliciting public comments relevant to the Coast Guard’s preparation of a Letter of Recommendation for issuance to the federal, state or local agency with jurisdiction over the proposed facility. You may submit comments identified by docket number USCG-2017-0915 using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. Comments and related material must be received on or before August 8, 2018.

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