There's no good route for trucks carrying liquefied natural gas through Savannah. That's the conclusion of a safety consultant hired to review a trucking proposal. Houston-based El Paso Corporation wants to put up to 58 trucks a day on Savannah roads.
Federal officials have cited a Georgia cotton manufacturing plant with multiple safety and health violations. The problems included dangerous levels of combustible dust similar to the kind that triggered the fatal explosion of Imperial Sugar in Savannah three years ago.