The cookout at Valdosta State
made the news, with SpectraBusters.org No Pipeline signs.
Winnie Wright, WCTV, 12 February 2015,
VSU Students Protest Against Controversial Pipeline,
Adrianna Taylor of SAVE [Students Against Violating the Environment]
says, “We’re uniting all of the global
divestment groups from across the world and trying to make a message
to the fossil fuel industry and to local governments that we want
change. We want you guys to divest from fossil fuels and make the
switch to alternative fuels.”
Taylor also says the organization hopes the University will pledge
not to invest any more money in fossil fuels.
Resolutions against the Sabal Trail pipeline have already been passed by
Lowndes County, Valdosta, and five other counties and one
other city (Albany) in Georgia and Florida.
VSU divesting its fossil fuels would send another signal.
Also, how about Continue reading VSU S.A.V.E. protest for fossil fuel divestiture and against Sabal Trail pipeline
Local TV covered a local political party’s opposition to the methane pipeline.
Winnie Anne Wright wrote for WCTV today,
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission To Hold Public Meetings Concerning Sabal Trail Pipeline,
Some residents of Lowndes County are ready to tell the federal
government exactly how they feel about a natural gas pipeline
running through their back yards.
“The Georgia Democrats feel that there’s a moral obligation to leave
the world as beautiful and majestic as we found it and the pipeline,
it does not do that”, says Gretchen Quarterman, Chairman of the
Lowndes County Democratic Committee.
The WCTV story also quotes Spectra’s Andrea Grover and
gives the particulars of the
Valdosta and Moultrie FERC Scoping Meetings.
It adds this detail:
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is also accepting comments by mail at the following address:
Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
888 First Street NE, Room 1A
Washington, DC 20426
Here’s the LCDP press release: Continue reading Lowndes County Democratic Party against Sabal Trail on WCTV
Winnie Anne Wright wrote for WCTV yesterday,
Sabal Trail Transmission Hosts Informational Meeting at Clyattville Elementary,
Representatives from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission were
also on hand to answer questions, but tonight’s meeting didn’t ease
“The hope is they would pipe their gas using another route. I don’t
need to be a doormat for somebody to make money shipping gas to
Florida, so that they can cash the check on my back”, says Tom
Lovett, an impacted landowner.
“I understand why the landowners are upset. I mean I really do. I
see that they don’t have answers right now, but it just takes time”,
says Susan Waller, VP of Stakeholder Outreach for Sabal Trail
Representatives from Sabal Trail say they hope to have a complete
study by May, 2014 with answers to community concerns.
everybody in Pennsylvania is happy?
How much time does it take, Spectra, to answer questions you’ve
been asked about every pipeline you’ve promoted?
Andrea Grover’s boss, Susan Waller,
turns out not to be an improvement if that’s the best she can do.
Why isn’t FERC making Spectra answer the questions?