Elorza opposes LNG project

A federal project to build a liquefied natural gas processing facility in Providence is not in the city’s best interest, said Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Thursday, in a statement released by his office. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS
A federal project to build a liquefied natural gas processing facility in Providence is not in the city’s best interest, said Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Thursday, in a statement released by his office. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS
(Updated 11:04 a.m.) PROVIDENCE – A federal project to build a liquefied natural gas processing facility in Providence is not in the city’s best interest, said Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Thursday, in a statement released by his office. The mayor cited environmental concerns associated with hydraulic fracking, which he said is devastating communities located near…

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