LNG -Too much Too little Too late
By Sam Duncombe firstname.lastname@example.org www.reearth.org
The Government of the Bahamas needs to get serious about their rhetoric with regard to global warming and climate change. Why after 7 years of stalling the AES project are they continuing to “court” AES’ latest proposal to build a pipeline and re-outfit BEC at this very late stage of the game?
Mr. Samson is pushing hard to have an answer by the end of the year, because AES is running out of time. Their permit to build the Florida side of their pipeline approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) expires in January 2009. AES needs to back off. Why should The Bahamas bend over so that they can come in and reap the profits at our expense?
One has to question the motives of AES when 7 years ago the issue of supplying BEC with LNG received a flat out NO. (more…)