Calpine Withdraws Plans for LNG Project


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Calpine Corp. has withdrawn its plans for a liquefied natural gas terminal at Samoa Point, in Eureka, California, U.S.A., and is ceasing development activities.

In a prepared release, Calpine Vice President Ken Koye said, "Based on feedback from the local community and public officials, we believe this decision is best for all parties." The statement continued, “Calpine values its relationships with the communities where its plants are located. While there can be differences of opinion, Calpine seeks a clear majority of support for proposed projects.”

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