Contracts for natural gas pipeline through Florida get initial OK

Posted by Andres Hortensi, October 29, 2013

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A $3.5 billion, 600-mile natural-gas pipeline system that will stretch from Alabama into Florida is still in the planning stages, but homeowners near the Ichetucknee and Santa Fe rivers are concerned because the routes being proposed might run through their neighborhoods.

The proposed route through North Florida was originally going to follow an overhead power line in the Columbia County area and cross the Ichetucknee River, Grover said. Now it will cross from Suwannee County into Gilchrist County by running underneath the bed of the Santa Fe River.

It will also run through about four miles of land in the southwest corner of Alachua County.

Read the full article at The Gainesville Sun