Local opposition has gotten a proposed FPL fracked methane power plant away
from the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation,
and part of FPL’s site converted to a proposed solar plant.
More can be done, but this shows county commissions can fight even mighty FPL,
plus Sabal Trail’s pipeline, the likely source of the gas.
FPL wanted rezoning March 8th, but Hendry County Commissioners postponed it
until April 12th, which is tomorrow.
Eileen Soler, Seminole Tribune, 29 March 2016,
Another delay for Hendry FPL plant hearing, Continue reading Partial win at FPL Hendry County proposed power plant 2016-04-12 →
Landowners countersue fracked methane pipeline company; supporters converge on Leesburg, GA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Valdosta, July 8th 2014 — As far as 400 miles from Hendry County, Florida,
people converge Thursday to support landowners in Lee County, Georgia
as they countersue Sabal Trail Transmission
about surveying without permission for a huge 36-inch fracked methane
pipeline on a hundred-foot right of way.
Watershed groups including WWALS watershed coalition and Our Santa
Fe River will be there, representing all the major tributaries of the
Suwannee River, in this peaceful assembly to oppose the pipeline. Continue reading Pipeline opponents converge on Leesburg, GA to help landowners countersue →