Liquefied Natural Gas Import Terminals: Siting, Safety and Regulation. By Paul W. Parformak and Aaron M. Flynn, Congressional Research Service. RL32205. (Environmental Protection Information Center, Garberville, California) 2004. 26 p.
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["Amid the massive cargo-bearing ships at one of the world's busiest seaports, a Mitsubishi subsidiary wants to build California's first terminal for importing liquefied natural gas (LNG) from overseas.... In an uncontrolled LNG release, the Congressional Research Service said, a pool fire could erupt that would burn hotter and faster than a gasoline or oil fire. It said the fire could be extinguished only after all the fuel was consumed." Sacramento Bee (July 6,. 2004) 1.]