Marine Safety Unit Portland
US Coast Guard
6767 N. Basin Ave.
Portland, OR 97217-3992
Tel: (503) 240-9310
Porta and Waterways - LNG
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Liquefied Natural Gas Information & Guidance
The U.S. Coast Guard is overseeing the Waterway Suitability Assessment (WSA) for Northern Star Natural Gas LLC’s Bradford Liquefied Natural Gas Facility proposal on the Columbia River in accordance with the policies laid out below.
The public comment period ends on October 6, 2005. You are Guard, but it may not be shared with the FERC or the Applicant. Comment here
Coast Guard LNG Policy Guidance:
1.) 2004 Interagency Agreement between the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the United States Coast Guard. www.ferc.gov/industries/lng/safety/reports/2004-interagency.asp.
2.) Navigation and Inspection Circular (NVIC) 05-05 Guidance on Assessing the Suitability of Waterway for Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Marine Traffic. www.uscg.mil/hq/g-m/nvic/
3.) The Code of Federal Regulations: Title 33 Part 127 (33 CFR 127), Waterfront Facilities Handling Liquefied Natural Gas & Liquefied Hazardous Gas. www.gpoaccess.gov/cfr/
4.) Sandia National Laboratories Report: Guidance on Risk Analysis and Safety Implications of a Large Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Spill Over Water. www.ferc.gov/industries/lng/safety/reports/sandia-rep.asp
5.) Request for Comments published in the Federal Register under docket number: CGD13-05-017, September 9, 2005, (70 FR 53677), and corrected September 28, 2005 (70 FR 56730). www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/
For more information on the Coast Guard process contact:
1.) LT Shadrack Scheirman: Shadrack.L.Scheirman@uscg.mil (503) 240-9307
2.) LTJG Xochitl Castaneda: Xochitl.L.Castaneda@uscg.mil (503) 240-2594