Jordan Cove Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal

Location: Coos Bay, Oregon

DEA provided multidisciplinary services for this major new marine terminal and LNG plant on the Oregon coast. The project is located within the Coos Bay harbor on the north spit of lower Coos Bay, approximately seven nautical miles from the entrance of the federally controlled and maintained navigation channel. Tasks included obtaining environmental clearances for dredging a new slip and turning basin, channel improvements, LNG plant, and associated 350 MW gas-fired power plant in Coos Bay.

DEA also provided permit agency coordination and negotiated permit conditions for this project. Team members assisted the Port of Coos Bay and Jordan Cove Energy in preparing responses to interested parties, which included the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; NOAA Fisheries; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Environmental Protection Agency, the Oregon Departments of Fish and Wildlife, State Lands, Environmental Quality, Land Conservation and Development; Native American tribes; and the public.

Additional services included:

  • Sediment sampling and analysis
  • Bathymetric survey services
  • Section 10/404 joint permit application
  • Sediment control plan
  • Essential fish habitat consultation report
  • Intertidal eelgrass mitigation plan
  • Alternatives analysis
  • Water quality certification
  • Coastal zone management certification