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State DOT to hold pipeline public hearing April 21
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The Georgia Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing regarding the Palmetto Pipeline’s application to the DOT for a certificate of public convenience and necessity for a proposed petroleum pipeline that is expected to run from the Georgia-South Carolina border to the Georgia-Florida border.

The hearing will be held April 21 at 5 p.m. at Richmond Hill City Center, 520 Cedar St.

The pipeline project would stretch through 12 Georgia counties: approximately two miles in Richmond; 25 miles in Burke; 34 miles in Screven; 39 miles in Effingham; 12 miles in Chatham; seven miles in Bryan; 18 miles in Liberty; two miles in Long; 17 miles in McIntosh; 24 miles in Glynn; 18 miles in Camden; and 12 miles in Charlton.

Written and oral comments will be accepted at the hearing. Written comments will be accepted until May 1 and should be submitted to: Georgia DOT, 10th floor Office of Utilities, 600 West Peachtree St., NW, Atlanta, GA, 30308.