Apparently the community believes the Commission thinks there’s nothing they can do, but Mario Bartoletti, speaking for himself and for WACE, said he thought there were things the Commission could do about that 36-inch methane pipeline, and he listed some things, at the 11 March 2014 Regular Session of the Lowndes County Commission.
Here’s the video:
There are things you can do about the Sabal Trail Pipeline –Mario Bartoletti
Regular Session, Lowndes County Commission (LCC),
Video by Gretchen Quarterman for Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange (LAKE),
Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, 11 March 2014.
His list included:
- Safety, property rights, and property values of the citizens.
- Request documentation about sufficient liability insurance in case of an accident for citizen compensation.
- Pass an ordinance for minimum five feet top cover, like the Colquitt County Commission did.
- Pass an ordinance requiring a minimum distance of 1,000 feet from nearest residence, school, industrial park, or similar building or construction.