WWALS Watershed Coalition advocates for conservation and stewardship of the Withlacoochee, Willacoochee, Alapaha, Little, Santa Fe, and Suwannee River watersheds in south Georgia and north Florida through education, awareness, environmental monitoring, and citizen activities.
Two years ago the judge in WWALS vs. Sabal Trail & FDEP
insisted that we couldn’t even ask about pipeline safety, because the
Pipeline Safety Act relegates safety concerns of interstate natural gas pipelines
to the federal government, mostly to the Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), or maybe to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) during permitting.
Well, neither PHMSA nor FERC were even informed of this chronic stink leak incident, and neither of them did anything about it, nor did any other federal or state agency.
Marion County was left to deal with it unassisted.