Tacoma LNG project receives regulator emissions clearance

first_imgImage courtesy of Port of TacomaThe Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has completed a review of Puget Sound Energy’s Tacoma LNG storage and fueling terminal.The Agency said on Tuesday that it completed the review of the facility’s notice of construction application, including public comments.The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency stated that it made a final determination that the proposal meets all the requirements of Agency Regulations I, II, and III and should be approved.In the Final Decision on Tacoma LNG Air Permit, executive director Craig Kenworthy said that while approval of a permit application was not an endorsement of a project, the agency determined that the application meets standards set by applicable laws and regulations as of when the application was submitted to the agency.The final permit also includes conditions that require demonstration of compliance with emission limits set through this review.It is worth reminding that The Puyallup Tribal Council rejected the Agency’s preliminary determination to issue permits to Tacoma LNG back in July.The Council claimed at the time that the governmental reviews of this project “have been badly flawed and have failed to engage the Tribe in consultation.”As for the project, the Puget Sound Energy’s plant, valued at about $275 million, is located at the Port of Tacoma. It is planned to provide peak shaving, marine LNG bunkering, and truck loading services.The facility includes a 30,000 cubic meter full containment storage tank, liquefier, and a vaporizer.last_img read more

Johnson wins IMCA Late Model thriller at Indee

first_imgBrett Vanous raced to the front from a fourth row start to score the win in the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock main event. Vanous took the checkers ahead of Tyler Ollendieck. The IMCA Modified 20-lap feature was led early by Josh Barta before Troy Cordes took over the top spot. Cordes had advanced from a fourth row start, but was not able to hold off Aikey, who came from deep in the field to take the lead with two laps to go. Aikey scored the win ahead of Cordes and Ronn Lauritzen.   By Jerry Mackey Cole Mather continued his mastery of Independence Motor Speedway in the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car division. On Saturday night it took Mather the majority of the race to get to the front and make the winning pass. Mather was able to get by Tom Schmitt late in the race for his fifth consecu­tive win.   The trio swapped the lead several times late in the race with the lead changing hands every cor­ner. Sean Johnson prevailed in an IMCA Sunoco Late Model thriller Saturday at Independence Motor Speedway. (Photo by Scott Weber, Black Hat Photography)center_img Aikey led at the white flag only to have both Johnson and Martin get back by on the back chute. At the checkers it was Johnson by a very narrow margin over Martin and Aikey.   The Karl Kustoms Northern SportMod feature win went to Vern Jackson. The win was Jackson’s 107th career win at Indee. Jackson overtook early leader Brett Thomas en route to the win. Tony Olson followed Jackson across the line in second.  INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (July 25) – Rydell Auto Parts held Customer Appreciation Night on Satur­day night at the Independence Motor Speedway and fans were treated to an IMCA Sunoco Late Model feature that had everyone on the edge of their seats.  The field took the green flag with Curran Beckler setting the pace in the early going. Sean John­son, Curt Martin and Jeff Aikey were making their way to the front to set up a battle for the ages. last_img read more

Ubong Shares VAT Wonder Goal Prize with Orphans

first_imgHe said he will share the prize money of N150,000 with the Children Development Centre on IBB Boulevard in Uyo, which his club and players have been channeling their charity gestures as part of their community relations. “I will share the proceeds with the Children Development Centre near our camp here in Uyo. That is the only charity I know and that is where we as a club and team mates have been visiting to give support from time to time.”Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Match Day 21 VAT Wonder Goal Award winner, Akwa United’s Ubong Friday, has revealed that he would share the proceeds of his award with the Children Development Centre in Uyo.Ubong’s strike against ABS FC of Ilorin was adjudged the best goal of the match day by online voters in a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) poll and was presented the award on Wednesday by the Akwa Ibom and Cross River State FIRS Coordinator, Agu Bennet, amidst cheers from fans, team mates and visiting Wikki Tourists players at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, as part of pre-match ceremony for the rescheduled NPFL match day 23 fixture between Akwa United and their opponents from Bauchi.Elated by the recognition, Ubong said he had never won such an award in his career and he is delighted that he is beginning to hit the limelight.last_img read more