Highlights House bill would ban exports, limit FERC approvals Green groups highlight winter gas prices in DOE challenge Environmentalists have stepped up opposition to US LNG export facilities, backing restrictive legislation in the US House of Representatives, as well as protesting a pending export authorization at the US Department of Energy. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Legislation introduced Dec. 7 by Representative Jan Schakowsky, Democrat-Illinois, and Nanette Diaz Barragán, Democrat-California, would bar the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission from approving new LNG terminals unless doing so would also cut greenhouse gas emissions. It would also prohibit hydraulic fracturing, ban exports of crude oil and natural gas, and bar new GHG emissions from all new power plants. Titled the Future Generations Protection Act, the legislation is intended to “help ensure a rapid shift away from fossil fuel to clean renewable energy,” according […]