CEA Florida Executive Director was featured in the Sun Sentinel discussing the importance of pipelines during hurricane season.
Florida is reportedly vulnerable to energy disruption in one of two ways: if supply is shut down in the Gulf of Mexico, or if a pipeline fails. Hurricanes — which can interrupt supply and leave the state susceptible to shortfalls and excessive prices — can do both. After a string of quiet hurricane seasons — 11 in all, until September — we’ve forgotten this. But Hurricane Hermine’s minimal impact last month gently reminded us — and Hurricane Matthew not-so-gently: Do we have the pipeline infrastructure we need to avoid such a scenario? Unless we get more pipelines in the ground, probably not.
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