Sabal Trail limped away from Leesburg, Georgia
without any ruling about eminent domain.
They’re heading their pipeline posse back to town this Tuesday, 24 March 2015,
for an 11:30 AM hearing on a motion of summary judgment against the same
landowners, the Bells.
This is an opportunity for pipeline opponents to show up at the hearing or write a letter of support for the Bells.
Send your letter here and we’ll probably also publish it.
If you can’t come in person, for letters here is contact information Continue reading Return to Leesburg, GA for Sabal Trail legal hearing against landowners →
Shale basins lie under our Floridan Aquifer in
most of south Georgia and much of north Florida,
northwest Georgia, so it’s time for Georgia counties to join Florida
in passing anti-fracking resolutions.
I submitted a request for a resolution to ban fracking in Georgia to
the Thomas County Board of Commissioners on 3/15/2015. So please, I
would like the people of Thomas County to reinforce this and the
people of all counties in Gerogia to do likewise. Together we can
stop this crime!
Here’s the text of the request he sent to the Thomas County Commission: Continue reading Anti-fracking resolution suggested to Thomas County, Georgia →
Sabal Trail’s Andrea Grover tries to put Thomas County back to sleep,
but local resident Alton Burns has waked it up.
Patti Dozier, Thomasville Times, 15 December 2014,
Thomas County on alternate pipeline route,
Thomas County is not on a proposed natural gas pipeline traversing
expanses of Florida, Georgia and Alabama, but it is on two alternate
Thomas County is not on the proposed route submitted by Sabal Trail
Transmission to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in late
November for consideration of approval.
Thomas County commissioners were not aware of the pipeline until
lifelong Thomas County resident Alton Paul Burns addressed the board
recently with concerns.
The earth does not belong to us, Burns told commissioners, adding Continue reading Thomas County on alternate pipeline route –Thomasville Times →
Email FERC Commissioners directly, and it still gets filed as an ecomment, as a Thomas County, Georgia resident demonstrated.
And remember FERC could pick
Alternative 3 which goes through Thomas County.
Filed with FERC 1 December 2014 as Accession Number: 20141201-4002,
From: Alton Burns
Date: November 27, 2014 at 10:55:20 PM EST
Subject: Re: PF14-1-000 Sabal Trail Transmission LLC
Dear Chairman LaFleur,
Sabal Trail Transmission, LLC
is seeking a Certificate of Public
Convenience and Necessity for its 300 mile Florida natural gas
pipeline and will submit its preferred pipeline route soon. This
certificate should be denied. When determining the issue of
‘need’, Sabal Trail’s own Draft Resource Report
states: Continue reading Sabal Trail is bullying its way –Alton Burns to FERC Chair →