LNG:

Head of Mass. energy company makes case for offshore terminal

As the United States pushes for greater energy independence, what role will natural gas and, more specifically, liquefied natural gas (LNG) play? During today's OnPoint, Gordon Shearer, chief executive of Weaver's Cove Energy discusses his company's plan to build an offshore LNG terminal in Fall River, Mass. Shearer addresses local opposition to the plan and discusses the safety concerns that are often associated with LNG. He also discusses the greenhouse gas impacts of LNG and how it compares to other energy options in terms of overall emissions.