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CLNG Calls Rhode Island's LNG Vessel Transit Law Unconstitutional

The Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) calls unconstitutional a Rhode Island law that would create exclusion zones designed to prevent LNG vessel transit to the planned Weaver’s Cove LNG terminal site. “The U.S. Constitution dictates that the state
October 17, 2006

The Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) calls unconstitutional a Rhode Island law that would create exclusion zones designed to prevent LNG vessel transit to the planned Weaver’s Cove LNG terminal site. “The U.S. Constitution dictates that the state cannot legislate in an area in which Congress intends to regulate,” said Bill Cooper, CLNG’s executive director. According to The Boston Herald, CLNG is considering legal action to challenge the law. [Access to archived articles requires a fee.]

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