Albany wells in Sabal Trail’s path

Does FERC care about Albany and Dougherty County’s water supply?

Filed with FERC 19 May 2015 as Accession Number: 20150519-5141, “Letter of concern for City of Albany’s water supply under CP15-17”:

City of Albany
Albany, Georgia

Via Electronic Filing

May 19, 2015

Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
888 First Street, N.E., Room 1A
Washington, D.C. 20426

RE: Southeast Market Pipelines Project
Sabal Trail Transmission, LLC
Docket No. CP15-17-000
Docket No. CP14-16-000
Docket No. CP14-554-000

Dear Secretary Bose:

We wish to point out a special feature that would justify FERC to deny use of the preferred route. Please accept this as formal expression of our concern for the City’s water supply. The close proximity of Sabal Trail’s preferred route to City’s well field is a risk to the citizens of Albany and Dougherty County. To deny the preferred route is the only way to protect the City’s water supply. We know of no detriment to Sabal Trail to use another route. Rather, use of another route would off-set harm to the City’ s water supply. In the end, the balance of interests clearly favors denying Sabal Trail’s preferred route. With respect, we feel it would be a misguided decision if Sabal Trail is allowed to use its preferred route.

[signed] Dorothy Hubbard, Mayor

[signed] Jon Howard, Commissioner, Ward I

[signed] Bobby Coleman, Mayor Pro Tern, Ward II

[signed] BJ Fletcher, Commissioner, Ward III

[signed] Roger Marietta, Commissioner, Ward IV

[signed] Tommie Postell, Commissioner, Ward VI


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