The following five local land use approvals are the only consents that Jordan Cove is required to obtain from Coos County and the City of Coos Bay. No additional local government approvals are required.
Coos County Board of Commissioners Administrative Conditional Land Use Approval – Upland Facilities
Final Orders dated December 5, 2007 and August 21, 2009 - These Orders, which incorporate a total of 20 conditions, provide the local authorization to allow construction of the LNG terminal upland facilities. The upland facilities comprise the facilities used to receive and store LNG and to send-out natural gas. This order does not cover the marine facilities which are covered by a separate authorization (see next item).
Coos County Board of Commissioners Administrative Conditional Land Use Approval – Marine Facilities
Final Order dated January 2, 2008 - This Order, which incorporates a total of 15 conditions, provides the local authorization to allow construction of the LNG terminal marine facilities (slip, access channel and marine structures) on land owned and controlled by the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay.
Coos County Board of Commissioners Approval of Rezoning of Kentuck Golf Course, Zoning Boundary Interpretation and Administrative Conditional Use to Allow Active and Passive Restoration
Final Order dated September 22, 2009 - This Order, which incorporates a total of 10 conditions, provides for the rezoning of the Kentuck Golf Course from Recreational Use to Exclusive Farm Use. Additionally, this action allows the applicant, the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay, to mitigate the golf course to become a saltwater wetland as compensation for the impacts created by the construction of the slip and access channel for the LNG terminal.
Coos County Planning Director's Decision Sand Stockpile
Decision dated May 23, 2008 – The Planning Director of Coos County was asked to provide confirmation that the temporary stockpiling of sand created by dredging the slip and access channel for the Jordan Cove LNG terminal could be placed on a parcel of land owned by the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay that had been previously designated as suitable for the stockpiling of logs.
City of Coos Bay Planning Commission Approval of Eelgrass Mitigation Site
Final Order dated June 12, 2007 – The construction of the slip and access channel for the Jordan Cove marine terminal will disturb existing eelgrass beds. As compensation, Jordan Cove will be required to create additional eelgrass beds in the vicinity of the project. The selected mitigation site lies within the limits of the City of Coos Bay. Planning Commission confirmation that eelgrass mitigation was an allowed activity was requested and received.
Oregon Department of Energy Memorandum of Understanding and Agreement 09-100 by and between Jordan Cove Energy Project and The State of Oregon for Emergency Preparedness, CO2, and Retirement and Financial Assurance
Dated February 29, 2009 – This memorandum outlines the conditions that Jordan Cove and the State of Oregon have agreed are sufficient to meet the state's requirements concerning emergency preparedness, carbon dioxide mitigation and financial assurances that will provide for the retirement of the LNG terminal once it has reached its useful life and been taken out of service.
Waterway Suitability Report for the Jordan Cove Energy Project
Issued by the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port on July 1, 2008 – This report outlines the infrastructure to be installed and personnel to be trained and in place that the U.S. Coast Guard requires prior to giving Jordan Cove Energy authorization to receive vessels laden with LNG cargoes at the proposed terminal in Coos Bay.