At long last, the Department of Energy has given Freeport LNG the OK to export liquefied natural gas to non-free-trade-agreement countries. In this video, Fool.com contributor Aimee Duffy talks with Tyler Crowe about who Freeport is, why export approval to non-FTA countries matters so much, and what investors need to think about going forward.
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