Especially preventable after Sabal Trail’s river easements
went down in flames in a historic vote by the Georgia House last week.
L. Elliott Jones, Albany Herald, 28 March 2016,
L. ELLIOTT JONES: Construction of Sabal Trail pipeline is not inevitable
GUEST COLUMNIST: Efforts are still under way to prevent the construction of the gas pipeline,
Carlton Fletcher’s story, “Dougherty County leaders OK
inevitable agreement on pipeline” on March 21, presented only
one part of the current story on the Sabal Trail pipeline. There are
two schools of thought on the Sabal Trail pipeline: those who
believe construction of the pipeline is inevitable, and those who
believe the pipeline can and should be prevented, and are working
hard to do so. No one, in either group, believes it is needed in
Continue reading Construction of Sabal Trail pipeline is not inevitable –L. Elliott Jones
After a long string of safety incidents and later-contradicted
assertions in the media, would you trust Sabal Trail to drill under
your rivers in your aquifers and near your farms, schools, homes, and springs?
Here’s stage two of
Sabal Trail’s three-stage horizontal directional drilling (HDD) method,
according to its document
How We Cross Rivers and Streams,
Two of the most organized Riverkeepers in Georgia, plus the
Georgia Sierra Club and a group of landowners in Dougherty County, Georgia,
have retained environmental law firm Greenlaw to address the
Sabal Trail Pipeline.
The task is difficult because of lack of information from Sabal Trail
and from FERC.
Here Steve Caley of Greenlaw spells out what his clients have asked for and
how it’s been refused.
You can help by also asking
your elected officials
to ask FERC to provide the missing information
and to extend the Scoping Period.
PDF of the letter includes the attached documents.
April 7, 2014 Continue reading Extend the FERC scoping period and obtain critical information from Sabal Trail Transmission –Greenlaw