Where are the rest of our County Commissions with their concerns about
Sabal Trail suing their citizens, drilling test wells, and preparing
to bore under our rivers, fields, forests, and near our schools and homes?
You can still
contact them, and Governor Deal,
and ecomment to FERC.
this link to the text of the Albany letter
and here’s news by Tracey Smith, WFXL, 20 July 2015,
County commissioners take united stand against Sabal Trail,
At Monday’s Board of Commissioners meeting, every board member
signed a letter to send to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
While members of the board have Continue reading Bad new compressor location, and need 90 days more comment period –Dougherty County Commission to FERC
to FERC, even demands, aren’t working, not even from elected officials at
every level, city (Albany), county (Dougherty), state (Georgia), and federal.
Now they are escalating to demonstrations and flooding FERC with
comments while getting in the news.
Tracey Smith, WFXL, 9 July 2015,
Top leaders meet to stop the Sabal Trail,
For years local leaders have been fighting against the Sabal Trail
pipeline and the compressor station set to be built in Albany and
Dougherty County. Now it’s time for the final push against the
Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard, Georgia State Representative Winfred
Dukes, County Commissioner John Hayes, Albany Commissioner Roger
Marietta and other top leaders all got together in one room, for one
reason: to stop the Sabal Trail from happening.
Their concerns range from Continue reading Albany and Dougherty County, GA leaders meet to stop Sabal Trail
Sabal Trail has not met its burden of proof of need,
and its pipeline would be hazardous to environment
and safety, resolved the Dougherty County Commission Monday.
And now news media call it the “the pipeline fight” and the “controversial pipeline”.
Visitors to Albany tell me people now bring up the pipeline unprompted
very bad media week for Sabal Trail continues to get worse this week.
Franklin White, WFXL, 27 October 2014,
Another step in the pipeline fight,
Continue reading Dougherty County passed a resolution against the Sabal Trail pipeline
Officials say in the past year they’ve written four letters to Sabal
Trails on behalf of Dougherty County citizens and businesses.
They say after the September meeting when Sabal Trail officials came
to Dougherty County to explain why they chose SWGA to build the
pipeline, County Commissioners found pipeline would do more harm
Dougherty County Attorney Spencer Lee says, “they found there is no
need for it and it’s likely to harm the environment and our
socio-economic and culture activities.”