Valdosta Daily Times

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December 27, 2013

Sabal Trail opens Valdosta office

VALDOSTA — Sabal Trail Transmission, the company formed to run a natural gas pipeline from Alabama to Florida, has rented office space in Valdosta.

Susan Waller, vice president of stakeholder outreach and sustainability said, “That is our right-of-way office. It has about 30 right-of-way agents, survey crews, our files and documents, and a few meeting rooms.”

The office houses agents for three counties and will be open in Valdosta for approximately five years, Waller said.

Sabal Trail has eight offices along the pipeline’s route, she said.

“These are not really the facilities for residents to drop by to express concerns because all of the agents will be in and out of the office constantly; however, they could call and make an appointment.”

The best way for stakeholders to contact Sabal Trail with questions or concerns is by phone at: 1-888-596-7732.

The Sabal Trail pipeline is a 36-inch interstate natural gas pipeline running 474 miles, from Tallapoosa County, Ala., extending through Georgia, and ending at Florida Power & Light’s Central Florida Hub near Orlando. The pipeline is projected to pass through the southwest portion of Lowndes County.

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