Green reignites debate over liquefied natural gas

Craig T. Kojima / Star-Advertiser File

BSN Hawaii Gas, formerly known as The Gas Company, brought in its first shipment of liquefied natural gas at Honolulu Harbor on April 7, 2014. At left, is a 40-foot tank with LNG. At right is mobile vaporizer.

HONOLULU — Gov. Josh Green has reversed a major state energy policy position of his predecessor in a move that many environmentalists don’t consider to be very “green.”