Mobile, Alabama – MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is seeking public comments by Jan. 21 on a proposed natural gas pipeline from Grand Bay to Pascagoula, Miss., including a proposed alternate route along U.S. 90. The agency plans to prepare an environmental assessment of the plans, which also call for a pipeline expansion from Grand Bay to Citronelle, north of Mobile. The commission indicated that the pipeline's proposed routing had raised concerns at public meetings this fall. It has asked
Tallassee, AL – It's not exactly the holiday trip the had in mind, but military duty has called another group of Alabama National Guard personnel. About 190 soliders assigned to the 158th Maintenance Company, based in Tallassee and Tuskegee, are expected to depart the U.S. sometime Monday. According to a company commander, the unit had been in training at an Army installation in Indiana since early November. The soliders will serve approximately one year and should arrive somewhere in nothern Iraq around Christmas.