Lake County, FL residents especially please go to this meeting.
Scott Callahan, Daily Commercial, 25 April 2016,
Leesburg may tap into gas pipeline,
LEESBURG — Some affected landowners and environmentalists may
not be happy with plans for a new gas pipeline through Lake County,
but the city of Leesburg considers it a blessing….
City commissioners will consider the tap request during tonight’s
commission meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.
Thanks to Continue reading Ask Leesburg, FL City Council not to tap fracked methane from Sabal Trail 2016-04-25 →
SpectraBusters sent examples of Sabal Trail’s many threats of eminent domain,
in this letter to
Leesburg for the ongoing eminent domain and criminal trespass trial.
Re: Case number 14CV208RS
Judge Rucker Smith
To: Cindy Clark
Civil Deputy Clerk
Leesburg, Georgia 31763
If it please the court,
SpectraBusters, Inc. is a Georgia nonprofit corporation with board
members and other participants in all three states directly affected
by the Sabal Trail proposed pipeline: Georgia, Florida, and Alabama.
The SpectraBusters board voted Monday March 30th 2015 to send this
letter to the court to express our concerns about Sabal Trail’s
attempts to claim Georgia eminent domain long before it tried to
claim customers in Georgia, as well as possible ill effects
throughout the pipeline route, especially in Georgia, if the judge
were to rule in this case for application of Georgia eminent domain.
Even with Sabal Trail’s claimed agreement with the Metropolitan Gas
Authority of Georgia (MGAG),
Sabal Trail is still “a long way” Continue reading Sabal Trail repeatedly sent letters to landowners claiming Georgia eminent domain authority –SpectraBusters to judge →
“According to the Valdosta Daily Times, Sabal Trail went to court this month with a property owner in Lee County for trespassing. The company says they are still studying the area and looking into concerns from citizens.”
Sabal Trail Transmission update,
Brittany Kleinpeter wrote for WTXL 27 July 2014.
Spectra’s squad of seven left Leesburg unsatisfied.
The Bell family agreed to let pipeline surveyors on their land,
with strict conditions, but there was no agreement on eminent domain,
and Spectra will have to come back for a jury trial about trespass
in Lee County, Georgia.
The judge, perhaps emboldened by the fourteen protesters,
some of whom drove as much as 9 hours to get there,
refused to even call the surveying agreement a consent order;
it will be a consent agreement.
So Spectra’s Andrea Grover got nothing they can use against
The above is some of what I saw at the Leesburg, GA courthouse yesterday.
Wright Gazaway was there for WALB TV,
with a letter from the judge permitting videoing in the courtroom;
he reported yesterday,
Lee County residents protest pipeline, Continue reading Sabal Trail pipeline hearing in Leesburg, GA and WALB TV →