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Lake Charles LNG Plan Facing Opposition from Industrial Advocates as ‘Line in the Sand’

Lake Charles LNG Plan Facing Opposition from Industrial Advocates as ‘Line in the Sand’

The Industrial Energy Consumers of America (IECA) has targeted Energy Transfer LP’s request to extend the timeline of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from its proposed Lake Charles project as a part of what group leadership calls “a line in the sand.” The manufacturing advocacy group has moved to intervene in Dallas-based Energy Transfer’s request…

July 12, 2022
Are U.S. LNG Exports Leading to Higher Prices? Yes, Say Consumer Advocates

Are U.S. LNG Exports Leading to Higher Prices? Yes, Say Consumer Advocates

Framed around projections that U.S. consumers could be hit with higher heating bills this year, advocacy groups are renewing the message that expanding U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports are part of the problem. The nonprofit Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) is highlighting natural gas price fluctuations from last year in a…

January 26, 2022
U.S. Manufacturers Urge Congress to Avoid Imposing Fees on Energy-Intensive Industries

U.S. Manufacturers Urge Congress to Avoid Imposing Fees on Energy-Intensive Industries

The Industrial Energy Consumers of America (IECA) on Tuesday urged Congress to not impose any direct or indirect climate-related costs on U.S. manufacturers until an import fee is implemented on carbon-intensive goods. A carbon border adjustment mechanism, or CBAM, recently was proposed by the European Union (EU). A CBAM puts an estimated greenhouse gas (GHG)…

September 28, 2021

Natural Gas Pipelines ‘Weak Link’ in U.S. Energy Infrastructure, Says IECA

The North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) has set mandatory standards that are enforced to secure the reliability of the nation’s electric grid, but security requirements under the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) are voluntary, not mandatory, making natural gas pipelines “the weak link in U.S. national energy infrastructure,” according to the Industrial Energy Consumers of America (IECA).

August 31, 2018

Industrial Consumers Group Voices Opposition to LNG Fast-tracking Bill

The Industrial Energy Consumers of America (IECA) on Wednesday said it opposes a Senate bill aimed at expanding liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, calling the measure bad for domestic manufacturers and the economy.

July 21, 2017

IECA Wants Moratorium on New LNG Exports to Non-Free Trade Countries

The Industrial Energy Consumers of America (IECA) on Wednesday called on the Trump administration to implement five policy recommendations, including a moratorium on further approvals of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to non-free trade agreement (FTA) countries, in an effort to protect the U.S. economy and consumers.

June 28, 2017
Manufacturers Urge DOE’s Perry to Enact Moratorium on LNG Export Approvals

Manufacturers Urge DOE’s Perry to Enact Moratorium on LNG Export Approvals

An organization representing manufacturers has asked Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry to enact a moratorium on approvals for liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, and has accused a pro-export group of providing “misleading and incorrect” information.

April 17, 2017