Four pipeline projects surround Atlanta, and Georgia’s governor won’t comment.
Spectra’s Andrea Grover did, though, saying the Albany compressor station would be no louder than “a modern-day dishwasher.”
Dan Chapman, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 3 April 2015,
Pipeline project fuels fight on state’s future,
VALDOSTA — Southwest Georgia is roiling mad over a proposed
gas pipeline to Florida that virtually nobody in Atlanta, except
Ted Turner, has heard about.
Electric Power & Light
John Carlton looks over a gopher tortoise hole a few feet away from a 1954 easement for an 8 inch natural gas line on his property at Morrison Pines Plantation in Moultrie. The planned Sabel Trail pipeline would run 50 feet over from the existing line. Carlton is undecided on the proposal.
Photograph credit: Curtis Compton, AJC
has more of the text: Continue reading Georgia has no use for new pipelines –AJC
Georgia City passes resolution against a methane pipeline,
citing its duty to its own citizens as its highest priority.
Other local governments could do the same.
And that was for a proposed 24-inch pipeline;
Spectra’s Sabal Trail proposes a 36-inch pipeline,
for almost 3 and a half times as much gas and potential leaks and explosions. -jsq
Thomas S. Hogan, II,
Chamblee City Council
posted on his facebook page 20 Feb 2014
Chamblee Resolution Calls on the Members of the State Legislature to consider Changes:
WHEREAS, the Chamblee City Council holds its duty to protect its
citizens as its highest priority; and
WHEREAS, on or around January 10, 2013, Atlanta Gas Light (AGL)
began, in earnest, a construction project on Land Parcel 36, located
at the end of a cul-de-sac on Shalimar Drive and between the 3200
Clairmont North Condominiums and Tanglewood Circle; also, directly
under a main flight path of DeKalb-Peachtree Airport.; and
WHEREAS, on December 30, 2013 Land parcel 36 and the surrounding
areas were annexed into the City of Chamblee; and
WHEREAS, the scope of the AGL construction project includes the
installation of a 24-inch diameter 1080 psi steel pipeline
reportedly tested at 720 psi to replace an existing 16-inch diameter
300 psi pipeline, and the addition of a new large gas regulator
station/pigging station with a blast radius of up to 500 feet,
according to the Pipeline Safety Trust Landowner’s Guide; and
WHEREAS, both the new regulator station and the larger pipeline are Continue reading Chamblee, Georgia opposes a methane pipeline