In which Spectra Energy’s Andrea Grover claims
“The pipeline will not contaminate water or aquifers,”,
despite Spectra’s own SEC 10-K and Sabal Trail’s
own Karst Mitigation Plan.
Joe Adgie, Valdosta Daily Times, 5 November 2015,
Sabal makes Georgia Water Coalition’s Dirty Dozen,
The proposed Sabal Trail Pipeline made the Georgia Water Coalition’s
Dirty Dozen list for the second consecutive year.
The proposed pipeline made the list for its path through
sinkhole-prone regions in Georgia and Florida, including Lowndes
Here’s GWC Dirty Dozen 2015 #11: Sabal “Sinkhole” Trail.
John Quarterman, WWALS Watershed Coalition president, said there is
some hope for opponents of the pipeline, in the form of a strong
letter from the Environmental Protection Agency to the Federal
Energy Regulatory Commission, which will have the final say on
construction of the pipeline.
“We got a federal agency actually doing its job, and I don’t
mean FERC, I’m talking about the EPA,” Quarterman said.
“They filed an amazing letter that validates pretty much
everything the opposition’s been saying about this pipeline.”
Last week, the EPA recommended Continue reading