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Chesapeake Bay, Md.

The most recent natgas export facility to score the Department of Energy's approval, Dominion Resource's Cove Point will be built at an estimated cost of nearly $4 billion. The company will still need the sign-off of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in order to break ground at the southern Maryland location. Once Cove Point is up and running, the portal will be authorized to ship up to 770 million cubic feet of natgas a day, for 20 years. According to American Petroleum Institute data, it will support nearly 3,400 jobs in the immediate area.

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