Noise, land-use, health, and a planned joint meeting with county
and city Commissions of Dougherty County and Albany.
But will they actually pass an ordinance with legal effect?
How about get a judge to rule that the pipeline
company is not acting in public service for Georgia
and therefore cannot use eminent domain like a judge in Kentucky did?
Franklin White wrote for WFXL 15 September 2014,
Residents voice health concerns about possible pipeline.
It was a packed house Monday as Dougherty County residents asked the Dougherty County Commission to formulate a noise ordinance.
Christian McKinney wrote for WALB 15 September 2014,
Dougherty Co. to meet, discuss controversial Sabal pipeline, Continue reading Outrage over noise and health effects of Sabal Trail pipeline in Albany, GA
Another neighborhood in Dougherty County discovers it doesn’t like
the proposed Sabal Trail pipeline, including because it would further
endanger the already threatened Flint River.
Sharon Wiggins wrote for WALB 19 August 2014,
Dougherty County residents speak out against proposed pipeline,
Members of the Radium Springs community met Tuesday night to express
their concerns about the proposed route of the Sabal pipeline
project. The nearly 500 mile pipeline begins in Alabama, stretches
through Georgia and ends in Florida. Those against it are concerned
about the human, economic and environmental impacts it could have.
“We know that the Flint River is one of the 10 most endangered
rivers in the United States,” said Gloria Gaines, Former
Dougherty County Commissioner.”They’re concerned about the
impacts that it could have on the ability to farm, to hunt, to fish,
Continue reading Radium Springs against Sabal Trail pipeline in Dougherty County
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