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The League of Women Voters encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government.

Public Comments submitted to address concerns on our current Action & Advocacy positions on Natural Resources, Water Quality & Quantity, Climate Change, Offshore & Coastal Management, Land Use, Energy Conservation, and Seismic Risks

Follow the links below to read Coos County League of Women Voters Public Comments to the DEQ, Army Corp of Engineers, Department of State Lands, FERC, the North Bend Planning Commission on the proposed Jordan Cove LNG terminal & pipeline applications, and the Coos Bay City Council.

- 4 League Public CZMA Comment requesting DLCD Objection to Jordan Cove Energy Project's Consistency Certification Application

- 4 League Public Comment requesting denial of all applications to JCEP & PCP to the USACE No. NWP-2017-41, ODSL No. APP0060697, & Supplemental Info for Clean Water Act Section 404, Rivers & Harbors Act Section 10/Section 14 (408)

- Coos County League Comment to the Coos Bay City Council in opposition of granting a permit to amend existing CB Estuary Management Plan & zoning maps

- Coos County League Comment to the North Bend Planning Commission in opposition to granting a permit to construct a natural gas pipeline through the city limits in violation of city codes

- 4 League Public Comment to FERC/EIS-0292D on the Jordan Cove Energy Project Terminal Docket # CP-17-495-000 & the Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline Docket # CP17-494-000

- 4 League Public Comment on Jordan Cove Energy Project Removal-Fill Permit - DSL Application Number 60697 NWP-201741

- NWP-2017-41/APP0060697 Clean Water Act Section 401 and 404 Supplemental Public Comment Requesting Denial of Permit Applications

- NWP-2017-41 Clean Water Act Sections 404 and 401, Section 408, Public Comment Requesting Denial of All Applications

JAN 31ST INFORMATIONAL SESSION ON THE JORDAN COVE ENERGY PROJECT - CB ENVIRONMENT & OUR COMMUNITY

APRIL 18TH INFORMATIONAL SESSION ON THE JORDAN COVE ENERGY PROJECT - SAFETY & ECONOMIC CONCERNS

Follow the links below to learn more.

PEG Broadcast Services video of presentation 2

Agenda for the April 18 presentation

Relevant League Policies - Christine Moffitt

SIGTTO - Informational Paper No. 14 (Risk Limitation Standards)

Safety Considerations of Project Development & Operations - Jan Hodder

Video of seismic and tsunami considerations

  • The LWV used YouTube sources to help explain the sequence of seismic and tsunami risks, and considerations. Thank you to the IRS (integrated risk information system of EPA) for the animated video about the Cascadian subduction zone and the earthquake of 1700, The Oregonian for the animation of tsunami in Coos Bay area, and the New Yorker for their interview on safety with Dr. Goldfinger.
  • Please note: any content that autoplays after watching this video is outside of our control.

Safety Considerations with Facility & Ships - Mike Graybill

JCEP Air and Noise - Shannon Souza

Enterprise Zone Agreement - Elise Hamner

Coos Bay Economy Past & Present (photos) - Bill Robbins

Coos Bay Economy Past & Present (notes) - Bill Robbins

Make Your Voice Heard - a Guide for Writing a Comment