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Oregon Sues FERC for Approving Jordan Cove LNG

After 15 years of communities speaking out against Jordan Cove LNG, the State of Oregon has filed a lawsuit against FERC for their approval of the proposed Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and fracked gas pipeline. 

Raising Our Voices

For over a decade, communities across our state have been showing up and speaking out against Jordan Cove LNG.  The State of Oregon now joins Tribal Governments, impacted landowners, climate & environmental organizations in this challenge.

This proves that standing up and speaking out for what we believe in makes a difference! This shows that we are more powerful when we are joining together!

What is Possible

Way to go, Governor Brown! Please stand up and let folks in Salem know that they did they made a wise choice – a choice for Oregon values – by messaging Governor Kate Brown here:

Background Summary:

  • On May 20, 2020, FERC denied Tribes, landowners, citizens, and environmental groups a rehearing on Jordan Cove / LNG.
  • The reason we all asked for a "rehearing" is because (1) It is FERC's responsibility to make sure that public interests are safeguarded. (2) Naturally, Pembina did not address our concerns of private property rights, quality of life, endangered species, and affects on our livelihoods. (3) FERC didn't do their job – they merely accepted Pembina's rationale – and ignored our voices.
  • On June 22, 2020, the State of Oregon petitioned the US Court of Appeals to review FERC's denial.

North Spit of Coos Bay – photo by OR/WA BLM
View of beach at the North Spit Boat Launch, Coos Bay
photo by OR/WA BLM