This pipeline can’t be built without approval of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). You can use FERC’s e-comment system to contact them directly, and everyone who registers there can see all those comments. Or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 202-502-8258, or mail written comments to:
Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary;
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission;
888 First St. N.E. Room 1A;
Washington, D.C. 20426.
Use docket number
PF14-1 CP15-17 for the Sabal Trail pipeline.
Here’s step by step How to send an ecomment to FERC.
(Here’s another step by step how to by Stop the Pipeline; just remember to use the docket numbers for the local proposed pipeline; see below.)
You can also deny or rescind permission to the pipeline company. When you do that, please also comment on that to FERC.
Docket NumbersProjects at FERC are organized by docket numbers. These three projects are intended to carry the same methane:
- New docket CP14-17 for Sabal Trail Transmission, the pipeline through Alabama, Georgia, and Florida. Sabal Trail is a joint venture of Spectra Energy of Houston, Texas and NextEra Energy of Juno Beach, Florida, parent company of Florida Power and Light (FPL).
- New docket CP14-554-000 for Florida Southeast Connection (FSC), a connected pipeline on from Orlando to an FPL power plant in Martin County, Florida; this project is entirely in Florida.
- New docket CP15-16 for Hillabee Expansion Project by Williams Transco, the proposed source of Sabal Trail’s methane; this project is entirely in Alabama.
CommentAnyone can file comments online with FERC.
IntervenorsIndividuals or organizations can become intervenors, which gives them legal standing to participate in FERC decisions.
The Commission encourages electronic submission of motions to intervene via the eFiling link on the Commission’s website. There are document attachment and document-less options for both timely and out-of-time motions to intervene.