Supporters and opponents of Jordan Cove show up for FERC hearing

The Ramada Convention Center was busy as people came to voice their opinions.

Posted: Jun 26, 2019 5:47 PM
Updated: Jun 26, 2019 5:47 PM

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here's a look at where the pipeline would be built if it gets approved. it would start in eastern klamath county, pass through jackson and doulgas counties, and end in coos bay. [a7]medford ferc hearings-dual box newswatch 12's brian morton has been covering the impact of the jordan cove project all week. today--he joins us live from the ferc hearings. brian, what are these hearings like for the people going through them. not a traditional hearing. you walk in and take a number. once your number is called you sit in front of ferc employee and private talk about why you are for or against the pipeline. we followed treeza fernandez who is against the pipeline. she was number 89 a. she says she liked this process better. [a10]medford ferc hearings-sotvo treeza says: "it was a very easy process. it was private. it was easier for me because it wasn't speaking in front of a group of people so i really liked the process." one man is on his way to give his opinion on why he's for the pipeline. he says it can bring a real economic boost to southern oregon. christopher says: "i grew up in the forest parks industry and i watched them all fall apart and maybe this is opportunity to give all of those people a chance to do something." hearings go on until 8 today. in just a few minutes, those who are against the pipeline will start their rally. we'll bring you live coverage in about 15 minutes. reporting live in medford, brian morton, newswatch 12. you cu live in klamath or lake counties and want to let your voice be heard -- there is also a hearing happening in klamath falls. it's on wednesday at the klamath
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