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Sabal Trail begins at Hillabee Power Plant

Where Sabal Trail connects to Transco: the head of the black snake, Sabal Trail, Hillabee Power Plant, Exelon Corp., Brick Plant Rd., 33.0045260, -85.9051100 at Hillabee Power Plant, owned by Exelon Corp., near Alexander City, Alabama. We were driving by, so we took some pictures. Here are Sabal Trail’s Alignment Maps for this area, the photographs I took yesterday, and a google map with links to the pictures, plus what you can do to stop this unnecessary, destructive, and hazardous fracked methane pipeline boondoggle.

Update 2016-10-10: All 527 of Sabal Trail’s April 2016 alignment maps are now available in small, big, huge, and PDF formats, courtesy of Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange (LAKE).

What you can do

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Solar and wind can make coal go away with no need for natural gas. –WWALS to Suwannee BOCC 2016-01-19

The Commissioners for the one county on every Sabal Trail fracked methane path ever proposed, Suwannee County, Florida, meet tonight at 6PM in Live Oak. I can’t go, so I sent them this letter (PDF). If you can go, please do, or you can send them a letter, too.

To: Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners,

Dear Commissioners,

Thanks again for your hospitality at your meeting of December 15th.

Solar and wind can make coal go away with no need for natural gas.

The FPL representative who spoke didn’t seem aware of what Southern Company CEO Tom Fanning said about solar power last June: “If somebody wants to buy distributed generation, I want to sell it to 'em." See Herman K. Trabish, UtilityDive, June 11, 2015, “Inside Georgia Power's move into the residential solar market: The utility says it will offer solar through an unregulated business, but installers fear possible anticompetitive impacts”:
http://www.utilitydive.com/news/inside-georgia-powers-move-into-the-residential-solar-market/400562/

That meeting gave me deja vu about a few years ago when Georgia Power and Southern Company were claiming Continue reading