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  • Coastal Zone Management Act Consistency Certification for the

    Oregon LNG Bidirectional Project

    Prepared for LNG Development Company, LLC

    (d/b/a Oregon LNG)

    and Oregon Pipeline Company, LLC

    July 2013

    Prepared by

  • ES030613113935PDX III

    Contents Section Page

    ListofAcronymsandAbbreviations....................................................................................................................xi

    1 Introduction.........................................................................................................................................111.1 StatewidePlanningGoals................................................................................................................161.2 ComprehensivePlansandLandUseRegulations............................................................................16

    1.2.1 Terminal...........................................................................................................................171.2.2 Pipeline............................................................................................................................171.2.3 ProjectComponentsOutsidetheCoastalZone..............................................................17

    1.3 StateRegulatoryProgramsandPermittingRequirements.............................................................181.4 FederallyPermittedandFederallyLicensedActivitiesSubjecttoConsistencyCertification

    Review.............................................................................................................................................181.5 Organization....................................................................................................................................19

    2 ConsistencyStatement.........................................................................................................................21

    3 ProjectOverview.................................................................................................................................313.1 Introduction.....................................................................................................................................313.2 OverviewofProjectwithinCoastalZone........................................................................................31

    3.2.1 LNGSafetyandSecurity..................................................................................................32

    4 PurposeandNeed................................................................................................................................414.1 Purpose............................................................................................................................................41

    4.1.1 DomesticBenefits...........................................................................................................414.1.2 GlobalBenefits................................................................................................................414.1.3 NorthAmericanNaturalGasSupply...............................................................................424.1.4 NationalNaturalGasDemand.........................................................................................43

    4.2 Need.................................................................................................................................................43

    5 ProjectLocationandDescription..........................................................................................................515.1 Terminal...........................................................................................................................................51

    5.1.1 LiquefactionFacilities......................................................................................................525.1.2 LNGStorageTanks...........................................................................................................565.1.3 RegasificationFacilities...................................................................................................565.1.4 VaporHandlingSystem...................................................................................................575.1.5 Piping...............................................................................................................................575.1.6 LNGTransferLines...........................................................................................................585.1.7 ControlSystemsandSafetySystems...............................................................................585.1.8 Utilities............................................................................................................................595.1.9 TerminalFirewaterSystem.............................................................................................595.1.10 TerminalStormwaterManagement................................................................................595.1.11 Buildings........................................................................................................................5105.1.12 LNGImpoundments......................................................................................................5115.1.13 MarineFacilities............................................................................................................511

    5.2 Pipeline..........................................................................................................................................5205.2.1 PipelineRouting............................................................................................................5205.2.2 MeteringandRegulatingFacilities................................................................................5235.2.3 PiggingFacilities............................................................................................................5235.2.4 MainlineValveSites......................................................................................................5235.2.5 HighConsequenceAreas...............................................................................................523

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    IV ES030613113935PDX

    5.2.6 AccessRoads.................................................................................................................5245.2.7 WaterandWastewaterRequirements.........................................................................526

    6 AquaticAreaandLandRequirements..................................................................................................616.1 Terminal...........................................................................................................................................616.2 LNGStorageTanks,LiquefactionSystem,andVaporizationSystem..............................................646.3 Pipeline............................................................................................................................................64

    6.3.1 Colocation........................................................................................................................656.3.2 AdditionalTemporaryWorkspace...................................................................................656.3.3 ContractorandPipeStorageYards.................................................................................656.3.4 AbovegroundFacilities....................................................................................................656.3.5 MeteringandRegulatingFacilities..................................................................................656.3.6 MainlineValveSites........................................................................................................666.3.7 StateForestLands...........................................................................................................66

    7 ConstructionProcedures......................................................................................................................717.1 ConstructionSchedule.....................................................................................................................717.2 TemporaryConstructionFacilitiesfortheTerminal........................................................................727.3 TerminalConstructionProcedures..................................................................................................72

    7.3.1 BerthandTurningBasin..................................................................................................727.3.2 MarineStructures............................................................................................................727.3.3 LNGStorageTanks,LiquefactionSystem,andRegasificationSystem............................737.3.4 SiteAccessandTraffic.....................................................................................................757.3.5 SiteElevations.................................................................................................................757.3.6 SiteFillMaterialRequirements.......................................................................................767.3.7 DredgingOperationsandDredgeMaterialPlacement...................................................767.3.8 DrainageoftheFinishedSite..........................................................................................787.3.9 SanitarySewerCollectionandDisposal..........................................................................787.3.10 GroundImprovementsandFoundations........................................................................787.3.11 RevegetationandRestorationPlan...............................................................................710

    7.4 PipelineConstructionProcedures..............................