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Romney says LNG security tightened

Governor Mitt Romney said yesterday that the Massachusetts State Police have upgraded security measures around the Everett liquefied natural gas plant and nearby petroleum facilities, two weeks after a federal report predicted that an attack on an LNG tanker would devastate Boston. Romney, in an interview, said a review he commissioned by public safety officials found the state has generally adequate measures in place for protecting tanker deliveries. Those include deploying heavily-armed troopers and Coast Guard cruisers and shutting down air, land, and sea traffic as vessels laden with LNG proceed through Boston Harbor to the Everett Distrigas facility. Full Story

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