For Immediate Release - June 13, 2011

Statement From Attorney General Martha Coakley on Hess' Decision to Abandon Weaver's Cove LNG Project in Fall River

"For years, our office has argued that placing a liquefied natural gas facility near such a densely populated city did not make sense. Today's decision by Hess to abandon the project is welcome news and a significant victory to protect the safety of the people of Fall River."

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