You’ve seen Gretchen’s pictures; here are some more, including on land along the pipeline path through sinkholes, of the informal outing from Suwannee River Campsites to Suwannee River State Park past where Sabal Trail wants to gouge its 36-inch fracked methane pipeline under the Suwannee River. This was Sunday 15 November 2015, days before the Tuesday the Suwannee County, FL Commissioners unanimously voted a resolution to move Sabal Trail’s compressor station. Suwannee BOCC filed that resolution with FERC, and has already decided to vote again Continue reading
WWALS held an informal outing for visitor Johanna deGraffenreid, Coastal Campaign Manager for Gulf Restoration Network, where she’s so newly hired she doesn’t have a picture on their staff page yet. You’ll be able to see her in action when Continue reading
Sabal Trail didn’t want to hear that Sierra Club is funding part of WWALS’ legal expenses and they really didn’t want to hear about Spectra’s speckled history of safety and compliance. The Respondents also didn’t expect the WWALS pipeline welder expert witness in this third and last day of the final hearing.
DEP tried to argue their own key applicant process substance person couldn’t qualify as an expert witness for WWALS. A sitting Suwannee County Commissioner testified. A fireman who lives near the proposed compressor station said a few words about Sabal Trail saying one thing and doing another. A string of WWALS witnesses talked about generations of use and enjoyment, joining WWALS because WWALS took in the upper Suwannee as territory, more new WWALS members, WWALS as a Waterkeeper® Alliance Affiliate.
The Respondents rebuttal witnesses were Continue reading