project’s stated purpose in the EA is “economic
as part of the Governor’s Road Improvement Program created in the
EA at 4. The NEPA regulations promulgated by the Council on
Environmental Quality (“CEQ”) require agencies to
examine the indirect impacts of projects — those
growth-inducing impacts caused
by a project, such as changes in land use and development patterns.
40 C.F.R. Â§ 1508.8(b). Yet over and over, when purporting to
examine the project’s potential for indirect impacts on various
natural resources, the EA repeats, “The proposed project is
not expected to precipitate substantial development along the
Other questions include, why not use a narrower median?
Why not leave trees on the median?
This coming Friday, June 5th, eight area chambers of commerce,
the Southeastern Credit Union, and the Valdosta Daily Times (VDT)
are sponsoring a workshop on nonprofit boards, 8:30 AM to noon,
at the Country Inn & Suites, 1308 St Augustine Rd, Valdosta, GA 31601.
Pipeline invader Sabal Trail Transmission, co-owned by Spectra Energy of Houston, Texas, NextEra Energy of Juno Beach, Florida, and Duke Energy of North Carolina, is
suing a Georgia Centennial Family Farm. WWALS Ambassador Dave Hetzel and President John S. Quarterman joined SpectraBusters and Longleaf Earth First to support local landowners.