He concluded, “There’s nothing beneficial to the state of Georgia in this pipeline.”
Some Commissioners had never heard of Sabal Trail:
now they have, from local resident Alton Paul Burns,
9 December 2014 Thomas County Commission Regular Session,
and they know it could come right through Thomasville.
among themselves, one Commissioner remarked that the pipeline
wouldn’t go through her place, but it was still a concern, and they
should ask Sabal Trail to come explain themselves.
Sabal Trail’s route Alternative 3
would run through Thomasville,
and FERC could pick any route, no matter which one Sabal Trail prefers.
Plus, with Lowndes County about to
the resolution wanting Sabal Trail out of Lowndes County
it already sent to FERC
Valdosta scheduled to vote Thursday night on a resolution of support for Lowndes County’s opposition,
the only proposed Sabal Trail route through Georgia
that doesn’t go through Lowndes County
Alternative 3 through Thomasville.
Thomas County could do what Dougherty County and Albany already did,
and Lowndes County and Valdosta are about to do:
pass an ordinance saying no pipeline in this county, and no pipeline
in the state of Georgia.