FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dunnellon, Florida, July 27, 2017 — Following up member
reports of a very strong smell of natural gas on Florida 200 next to
the site of Sabal Trail’s planned Dunnellon Compressor Station,
which apparently was leaking, Suwannee Riverkeeper John S.
Quarterman and several WWALS members took pictures of the site and
related locations from the ground and from the air. Today Suwannee
Riverkeeper sent nineteen questions to the agencies that permitted
the Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline, all of whom assured us that
pipeline would be safe, even though it appears it developed a leak
less than a week after saying it had gone into service. These
questions range from what did Sabal Trail report to the agencies to
who asked for the smell to be put into the gas to what were the
local counties and cities or the public told?
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