natural gas pipeline Alabama

Sabal Trail
9:59 am
Sat October 11, 2014

New $3.7B Gas Line Proposed For Ala., Ga., Fla.

A proposal to build a $3.7 billion pipeline carrying natural gas from Alabama into Florida is raising protests from Georgia landowners.
Credit Sabal Trail Transmission LLC

A proposal to build a $3.7 billion pipeline carrying natural gas from Alabama into Florida is raising protests from Georgia landowners.

Spectra Energy Partners LP and NextEra Energy Inc. want federal permission to build about 600 miles of pipeline carrying natural gas from Alabama, across southwest Georgia and toward gas-fired power plants in Florida.

The firms hope to get the necessary approval in late 2015 or early 2016. The pipeline would start operating in mid-2017.

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Politics & Government
7:32 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Ala. Officials Consider Natural Gas Pipeline Plan

Lee County officials are considering a natural gas pipeline that would cross parts of Alabama, Georgia and Florida.
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County officials in eastern Alabama are set to discuss a proposed natural gas pipeline that would cross through parts of Alabama, Georgia and Florida.

   Lee County commissioners are scheduled to meet Tuesday night to discuss the proposed project by Sabal Trail Transmission, a subsidiary of Spectra Energy Corp.

   The Opelika-Auburn News reports (http://bit.ly/10xiIAD) that Logan Gray, a partner at Southern Strategy Group in Montgomery, is scheduled to give a presentation at Tuesday's meeting.

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