Environmental agency sharpens its assessment of Hafnia's methanol project

Extracting and transporting natural gas to a large US-based methanol plant, which has tanker company Hafnia as a co-investor, will "likely" lead to "higher emissions than previous estimates," asserts Washington State Department of Ecology. A decision must be made whether to approve or reject the project within 30 days.

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30 days from now, the final decisions will likely be made in terms of whether a large planned methanol plant in the US, which has Hafnia as a co-investor, has a future in the State of Washington.

The result will either end in an approval, a conditional approval or a rejection, the Washington State Department of Ecology writes in a press release.

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