The complaints offered by 34 opponents of the Sabal Trail pipeline — plus the one comment in support of the project — were duly noted Monday evening by representatives of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. They listened patiently, a stenographer taking down comments to make them part of the official record of the event, as citizen after citizen made one point resoundingly clear: None wanted the pipeline or its accompanying compressor station.
“I am here tonight because I am my brother’s keeper,” Gladys Joyce Jordan Jones told the FERC representatives. “I am here because of the school children of this community. I’m here because the people of Indian Creek, the people of Willow Wood, the people of Countryside Village are afraid.