Our Santa Fe River
facebook pages today.
Spectra Energy also proposed the Sabal Trail methane pipeline
to go under the Withlacoochee River a second time
just before it goes under the Suwannee River to enter Suwannee County.
Why not just cross the Suwannee upstream of Ellaville where
the Withlacoochee meets the Suwannee?
Because that’s where
Stephen Foster Folk Culture State Park is.
Maybe the Withlacoochee, Suwannee, Ichetucknee, and Santa Fe Rivers are
also important to the culture of the entire area.
Gas Pipeline Alert:
Tuesday, March 18th, 6 pm, Suwannee County BOCC
North Central Florida, here is the next public meeting about Sabal’s gas
highway in Suwannee County, cutting under a Springshed in the Santa Fe
River, about 1/2 mile from the confluence of the Ichetucknee River.
Speak to Board about your concerns with a gas highway through Suwannee
County and the Santa Fe River, near the Ichetucknee River (.66 miles away
from the confluence). Fill out a card to speak when you arrive. You will
have 3 minutes to address the Board.
read more here:
SUWANNEE COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
JUDICIAL ANNEX BUILDING
218 PARSHLEY STREET SOUTHWEST
LIVE OAK, FLORIDA 32064
TENTATIVE AGENDA FOR March 18, 2014, 6:00 P.M.
“14. Discuss Sabal Trail gas line. (David Hanna) 5 minutes”
the FERC Scoping Meetings move to south Central Florida that same day, Continue reading Suwannee County Gas Pipeline Alert
Filed with FERC
17 December 2013
the Ichetucknee Alliance facebook group:
Lucinda F Merritt, Fort White, FL.
The Ichetucknee Alliance (http://ichetuckneealliance.org)
opposes placement of any new natural gas pipelines under, over or through
the 5.5-mile long Ichetucknee River, including the area of
Ichetucknee Springs State Park, the area of Columbia County that is
included in the historic riverbed (the Ichetucknee Trace), and any
part of the Ichetucknee Springshed.
The Alliance opposes any new pipelines in these areas for the
The river and springs, including Ichetucknee Springs State Park, are Continue reading The Alliance opposes any new pipelines in these areas –Ichetucknee Alliance to FERC
Spectra’s Sabal Trail pipeline wants to cross either the Ichetucknee River
or the Santa Fe River in Florida, and a landowners association where
those two rivers meet doesn’t want that.
Morgan Watkins wrote for Gainesville.com 24 October 2013,
Contracts for natural gas pipeline through Florida get initial OK,
Ichetucknee River Estates in Branford is one of the neighborhoods
through which the pipeline is slated to run. Darryl Marshall, a
neighborhood resident, is helping circulate a petition that opposes
routing the pipeline through the residential community. The petition
has around 25 signatures and he expects to have 70 or 80 by early
Marshall, a retired police officer, is worried about the impact on
local wildlife as well as on the community as a whole.
“When I retired, I wanted to go Continue reading Ichetucknee River Estates Landowners Association against the Sabal Trail pipeline