Open Houses in Florida, and Spectra before the Lowndes County Commission in Georgia

There’s a tiny amount of news coverage about the Open Houses required by FERC, all of which are listed on the calendar. The resume Monday evening in Lumpkin, GA and Williston, FL. Before that, Monday morning, the Lowndes County Commission, Georgia, is having Spectra speak at their 8:30 AM Monday 9 December Work Session, to answer questions submitted in advance by the public.

Morgan Watkins wrote for Wednesday, Public gets chance Thursday to learn more about proposed pipeline,

Sabal Trail Transmission, the company building a 474-mile natural-gas pipeline from Alabama into Florida, has begun a round of open houses for the public and will host one Thursday evening for Alachua and Gilchrist counties.

The open house will run from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Bell High School, located at 930 S. Main St. in Bell, and provide an opportunity for people in the community to learn more about the pipeline that eventually will run through the area.

Or won’t run through, if enough people oppose it.

Sabal spokeswoman Andrea Grover said the company still is tinkering with its proposed route for the pipeline, which would dip into Alachua County on its path to the center of the state.

They’re already on their third major route and are “tinkering” with a dozen or so more detailed alternatives, so maybe we can tinker them right out of doing it at all.

Here’s one tinkering that involves Gilchrist County, Florida:

Gilchrist Westerly Deviation, Suwannee County, Gilchrist County, Florida, in Alternatives, by Sabal Trail Transmission, for FERC Docket No. PF14-1-000, 15 November 2013, converted by SpectraBusters SABAL TRAIL PROJECT, DRAFT RESOURCE REPORT 10, Alternatives, FERC Docket No. PF14-1-000, Initial Pre-Filing Draft, November 2013


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  1. I need info on any meetings i seen documentary on HBO named Gasland and now. Im aware of how detrimental to are health its a life or death situation, i want to get involve and make everyone aware here in Florida and i want start today. Thank you

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