Synopses & Reviews
Americans all have to face tough decisions about fossil fuel consumption. Natural gas is an important component in our fuel budget, and with domestic natural gas resources depleting significantly, energy companies are looking to import more. The best way to transport natural gas is to liquefy it, but more LNG necessitates more facilities to deal with it. Complex major issues of energy use and safety are being brought down to in my backyard context for millions of Americans, who now need balanced information about LNG and its industry so they can make informed decisions about whether they want to be neighbors of an LNG facility.
Frustrated by the exaggerations and oversimplifications being promulgated by both the pro- and anti-LNG debaters, author Virginia Thorndike set out to research and write an even-handed book about LNG for all of us.
36til recently, natural gas has not been in the limelight, but that situation is changing fast. Complex issues of energy use and safety are being brought down to in my backyard context for millions of Americans. This book provides balanced information about LNG so people can make informed decisions about whether they want to be neighbors of an LNG facility.