The Colquitt County newspaper noticed the
EPA questions to FERC about the Sabal Trail fracked methane pipeline,
and even got sort of a response out of Sabal Trail.
Alan Mauldin wrote for the Moultrie Observer 26 April 2014,
EPA letter lists concerns with Sabal Trail,
One issue raised by EPA is whether laying a new, 36-inch pipeline in
proximity to a 10-inch pipeline built in the 1950s would present a
danger to the public.
The alternate route that would take the pipeline through the heart
of Colquitt County would for some of its path run parallel to the
old iron pipeline.
“Consequently, concerns exist with the safety of Continue reading EPA comments in Moultrie Observer
The nation’s oldest, largest, and most influential
grassroots environmental organization opposes the Sabal Trail pipeline.
Sierra Club PR today (and read to FERC):
TRI-STATE SIERRA CLUB CHAPTERS OPPOSE GAS PIPELINE
Statement of the Georgia, Florida, and Alabama Sierra Club
Chapters Opposing the Sabal Trail Pipeline
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Georgia Sierra Club, (404)-607-1262,
Alabama Sierra Club, email@example.com
ATLANTA, GA—The Georgia, Florida, and Alabama Chapters of
the Sierra Club oppose the 650 mile Sabal Trail Transmission natural
that would carry fracked natural gas extracted from
Pennsylvania and Texas through Alabama, Georgia, and Florida. Sabal
Trail Transmission, LLC is a joint venture between Spectra Energy
Partners, LLC and and NextEra Energy, Inc. Spectra Energy and its
related companies have been fined repeatedly for safety and
environmental violations throughout the United States including one
fine of $15,000,000.
The proposed pipeline would cut a wide swath through pristine lands
with resulting negative impacts on
endangered species, critical
wildlife habitat, invaluable wetlands, Continue reading Sierra Club Chapters Oppose Sabal Trail Gas Pipeline