Johanna de Graffenreid, Gulf Restoration Network, 11 November 2015,
EPA Warns – Sabal Trail Pipeline Threatens Gulf,
Last week, thanks to the courageous efforts of community members across the nation who stood up to the oil industry in their backyards, President Obama vetoed the northern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline. Unfortunately, there’s no rest for the weary and a new threat to our Gulf is rearing its ugly head.
Unless we stand up to Spectra Energy, and the EPA intervenes, the Sabal Trail Pipeline will begin construction in 2016.
There’s more, and a link to a petition to Stop the Southeast Market Pipeline.
“If I am not for myself who is for me? If I am not for others, what am I? And if not now, when?” —Hillel the Elder
Or, as the Texians said at Gonzales, the Georgians at Fort Morris, and the Spartans at Thermopylae:
Come and Take It!
Please sign this petition.
Agritourism, economy, and environment were among the reasons
Terrell County followed
and passed a resolution against the Sabal Trail pipeline.
FERC didn’t post the County Chairman’s cover letter, but the County Clerk sent it to me.
What else has FERC neglected to post?
Filed with FERC
13 November 2014,
Protest of Terrell County Board of Commissioners (Georgia) under PF14-1.
WHEREAS, Spectra Energy of Houston, Texas has proposed building a
$3.7 Billion, 460-mile gas pipeline from Central Alabama to Central
Florida known as the Sabal Trail, and:
WHEREAS, a growing contingency of local and area residents have
expressed opposition to construction of the pipeline and compressor
stations used to force the natural gas through the pipelines, and:
WHEREAS, The construction of the pipeline through Terrell County,
Georgia will severely impact agricultural and agiitourism businesses
located in the county, and:
WHEREAS, it is clear to this board that the Sabal Trail will not Continue reading Agriculture over pipeline: Terrell County resolution against Sabal Trail
Filed with FERC
11 April 2014.
These are apparently
the items he referred to Saturday 29 March 2014
at the SpectraBusters panel at VSU. There’s
much more that can be done but this is a good step forward. -jsq
Bill E Slaughter, JR, Hahira, GA.
April 10, 2014
To whom it may concern:
If the route for the proposed Sabal Trail Pipeline comes through any
part of Lowndes County as Chairman of the Lowndes County Commission
and on the behalf of the Commission and Citizens of Lowndes County I
would like to address several concerns we have with the Sabal Trail
Pipeline Docket # P14-1-000.
- All road crossings must obtain a Lowndes County R/W Encroachment
Permit for each crossing which will include all information required by
the Lowndes County Engineer.
- All road crossings shall be perpendicular to the R/W.
- All road crossings shall be Continue reading Sabal Trail will be expected to adhere and honor all Lowndes County Ordinances –Bill E Slaughter, JR to FERC