Salt Lake City, Utah,
May June 9, 2017 — Friday morning,
FERC staff granted Sabal Trail’s request to turn on the gas,
saying it trusted the pipeline company to handle
remaining landowner issues and “punch-list” items,
objections from WWALS, Sierra Club, Flint Riverkeeper, and many others.
Before noon, the worldwide Waterkeeper Alliance passed a resolution to join
the effort to reform FERC; a resolution written by WWALS and Flint Riverkeeper.
Flint Riverkeeper Gordon Rogers made the motion and Suwannee Riverkeeper John S. Quarterman seconded; they also wrote the resolution.
“While the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is a U.S. agency, its actions affect the whole world, because much of the gas in the interstate natural gas pipelines FERC rubberstamps is for export.
“Even with Sabal Trail, the fight is not over. The case brought against FERC by Continue reading