Safety

Safety is a top priority of the Sabal Trail Transmission, LLC (“Sabal Trail”) interstate pipeline project.

Sabal Trail is dedicated to the safe, reliable operation of facilities and the protection of employees, the public and the environment.

Safety is also a top priority of Sabal Trail's parent company, Spectra Energy Partners ("Spectra Energy Partners"). As the constructor and operator of the Sabal Trail interstate pipeline project, Spectra Energy Partners has an outstanding safety record. To learn more about Spectra Energy Partners' safety record, click here.

Natural gas pipelines monitor and control safety in many ways and use many different tools. Collectively, these tools make natural gas transmission pipelines one of the safest forms of energy transportation. Our safety programs are designed to prevent pipeline failures, detect anomalies, perform repairs and often exceed regulatory requirements.

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) oversees the safety of interstate natural gas pipelines and mandates minimum requirements, from the design and construction to testing, operations, maintenance and emergency response. The new pipeline will operate in strict accordance with all federal and state safety requirements.

Sabal Trail will work closely with local public safety officials to provide them with a thorough awareness of our pipelines and pipeline safety.

Once the facilities are placed in service, we will implement operations procedures designed to monitor the pipeline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and we maintain the facilities per applicable federal and state regulations.

Additionally, Sabal Trail invites you to review the following safety documents provided by the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) regarding pipeline safety that Sabal Trail adheres to.


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Quality of Life

Every day, Americans commute to work, charge their phones and do a number of activities that require reliable energy. But how often do we take a moment to stop and consider where our energy comes from?

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Environment

Meeting the expanding energy needs of the Southeastern markets and a beautiful environment is not mutually exclusive. Wherever possible, the new pipeline will follow existing right-of-ways to substantially limit environmental impacts.

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Economic Impact

Natural gas is not only powering our lives, but is powering our economy as well. It is anticipated that by 2025, 3.8 million new jobs will be either directly or indirectly related to natural gas.

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