An Explosive Issue

Marek, Angie C.
June 2005
U.S. News & World Report;6/6/2005, Vol. 138 Issue 21, p16
Looks at the evolving dispute over where to store imported natural gas. Influence of the increase in the price of natural gas on the debate; Review of potential solutions regarding the storing of natural gas, including chilling and condensing gas into liquid and shipping it in giant tankers; Discussion of liquefied natural gas terminals on the United States mainland; Comments from Bry Myown of Long Beach Citizens for Utility Reform on the potential dangers of a natural gas explosion; Author's view that activists such as Myown has slowed the proliferation of natural gas terminals; Comments from Jeff Duncan, spokesman for Representative Edward Markey of Massachusetts, on the possibility of terrorists attacks at natural gas sites.


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