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US allows building of Fall River LNG facility

Local officials to press fight against terminal

Nancy Holleran Medeiros signed a petition on the back of Lillian Correia, president of Fall River's North End Associated, during a protest yesterday against a proposed LNG terminal.
By Charlie Savage and David Abel
Globe Staff / July 1, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission yesterday approved the construction of a liquefied natural gas terminal in Fall River, clearing a major hurdle for plans to store and deliver huge quantities of flammable gas in the midst of a populated area despite fears of terrorism and environmental damage. (Full article: 1235 words)

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