It’s not a short list; basically nothing Dougherty County
has been answered by Sabal Trail or FERC:
They have not
addressed the issues of (1) potential effects on geology and soil, (2) impacts on water resources and wetlands, (3) impacts on
vegetation, forests, fisheries, wildlife and threatened species, (4)
cumulative impacts, (5) public safety concerns, (6) purpose and need
for the proposed pipeline, (7) alternatives to the preferred route,
(8) air quality and noise and (9) socioeconomic
factors – environmental justice.
Filed with FERC 6 April 2015 as
Accession Number: 20150406-5144,
“Comment of Dougherty County, Georgia under CP15-17.” Continue reading FERC still stonewalling Dougherty County Commission and landowners about Sabal Trail
All members of the Dougherty County Commission signed a letter saying
“we grow increasingly concerned” that FERC and Sabal Trail aren’t
listening to concerns of Dougherty County citizens.
And that was after one August meeting of citizens discussing
and opposing that fracked methane pipeline;
Dougherty County citizens have held at least
four such meetings by now.
Maybe the Dougherty County Commission would like to
take legal action
by passing a land-use ordinance regulating pipelines.
many other County Commissions that are going to be affected by
And maybe the Alternative 1,
if the pipeline gets moved from its current proposed path
might want to also take action.
Here are images of the pages the Dougherty County
Commission sent to
5 September 2014, starting with the two pages of the Commission’s letter
dated 25 August 2014, three pages of a stakeholder writeup signed by Dinorah Hall,
two pages not depicted that were broken TIFFs, but presumably contained
the 13 August 2014 Albany Herald story about the South Dougherty League meeting,
and a Limited Warrantee Deed dated 24 May 2014 transferring 79.184 acres from
Down Home Plantation LLC to Sabal Trail Transmission LLC, which.
the Dougherty County Commission guesses is for a compressor station.
It’s not like that land transfer is a secret.
Searching for Sabal Trail in Continue reading We grow increasingly concerned –Dougherty County Commission to FERC