Dougherty County Commission considers anti-Sabal Trail resolution

The same day as Sabal Trail’s Albany Open House, the local county commission considered a resolution against pipelines. Now if they’ll go for an actual ordinance with legal teeth…. And don’t forget the string of protests today, culminating in the Sabal Trail Open House in Jasper, FL.

Dougherty County Commission considers anti-pipeline resolution: Commissioner John Hayes asks board to take formal stance against natural gas pipeline,

ALBANY — A Dougherty County Commissioner asked the members of that body Monday to support a resolution formally opposing the Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline that is expected to come through the county.

District 2 Commissioner John Hayes called for a resolution in opposition of the pipeline at the commission’s business meeting Monday morning.

“The folk we’re charged with servicing are asking this commission — they’re asking me — to bring to you a request for a resolution opposing the pipeline,” Hayes told commissioners. “These citizens are fiercely and vehemently opposed to the pipeline, and this battle (to stop it) is a long way from over.”

That story mentions the recent route alternatives and this:

Spectra held a public information session at the Hilton Garden Inn Monday evening.

And the only other Sabal Trail Open House is 5-7PM tonight, Tuesday 21 October 2014 in Jasper, FL.


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