GENERAL INTEREST — Quick Takes
US House subcommittee forwards LNG-export bill
A US House Energy and Commerce Committee subcommittee voted to forward a bill aimed at facilitating approvals of US LNG exports to the full committee. The Energy and Power Subcommittee's action by 15 to 11 votes was along party lines, with Republicans favoring the move and Democrats opposing it.
The subcommittee also approved an amendment to HR 6 by Rep. Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), the subcommittee's ranking minority member, which would require applicants seeking US Department of Energy certification that their exports are in the US national interest to publicly disclose specific destinations of their proposed LNG...