Eminent Domain. Legal news and articles for April 21 - 29, 2017

Ohio budget bill could force parks to allow oil and gas drillingEnbridge says it has no plans for a new Wisconsin pipelineNorth Dakota Legislature Backs Flood Protection BillFlood protectionHow county pipeline case in Va. Supreme Court could shape ...Des Moines files for eminent domain for new facilityDes Moines initiates eminent domain process for new facilityDes Moines initiates eminent domain process for new facilityDes Moines Initiates Eminent Domain Process for New FacilityThe use and abuse of eminent domain around the worldDenver Post: Update Colorado's 'forced-pooling' lawEminent domain bill draws positive remarksTransco not following state eminent domain rulesColorado's “forced-pooling” law needs some updatesLawyers Gear Up to Protect South Texas Landowners from Border Wall Land Grabs

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Yonkers may take NYC waterfront land by legal force
The Journal News | LoHud.comApril 6, 2017

On March 29, the Yonkers Industrial Development Agency voted to begin an eminent domain procedure against the property at 59 Babcock Place. Under state law, the Yonkers IDA has the power to initiate an eminent domain procedure, which is a legal ...more »

Ogden city taking different approach on Oak Den neighborhood improvements
Standard-ExaminerApril 15, 2017

... only redevelopment action available to the city that allows the use of eminent domain. Residents in the area aligned with Virginia-based public interest law firm Institute for Justice and created a group called “Ogden Alliance Against Eminent ...more »

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Ohio budget bill could force parks to allow oil and gas drilling
cleveland.comApril 29, 2017

But this bill would give the oil and gas industry and their partners in state government, a means of circumventing statue law, constitutional law, and case law, and imposing a form of eminent domain (essentially, the seizure of public property to put ...more »

Enbridge says it has no plans for a new Wisconsin pipeline
GazettextraApril 28, 2017

Anderson said 350 Madison and other groups suspect Enbridge lobbied for the state law changes on insurance and pushed another rider that environmental advocates say would give pipeline companies greater powers under eminent domain to claim ...more »

North Dakota Legislature Backs Flood Protection Bill
U.S. News & World ReportApril 27, 2017

The Minot City Council's Finance and Improvements Committee has suggested that the city seek proposals from law firms to handle future eminent domain cases. The committee also suggested that Minot extend the contract with its current law firm for one ...more »

Flood protection
Minot Daily NewsApril 27, 2017

The Minot City Council's Finance and Improvements Committee is recommending the city seek proposals from law firms to handle future eminent domain cases. The city currently contracts with Swanson & Warcup, but that contract is set to expire June 30.more »

How county pipeline case in Va. Supreme Court could shape ...
Staunton News LeaderApril 26, 2017

RICHMOND - The Augusta County pipeline case between landowner Hazel Palmer and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC, made its way to the Supreme Court of ...more »

Des Moines files for eminent domain for new facility
The Daily NonpareilApril 26, 2017

This Tuesday, April 18, 2017 photo, shows the King of Kings Missionary Baptist Church on the southeast side of Des Moines, Iowa. The church is one of numerous properties the city plans to use eminent domain to purchase as it moves ahead with plans to ...more »

Des Moines initiates eminent domain process for new facility
Finance and CommerceApril 25, 2017

... but it depends on how willing and ready property owners are to vacate. “Eminent domain can take months if not a full year because there's plenty of protections for the property owners — rightfully so — under state law,” said Scott Sanders, city ...more »

Des Moines initiates eminent domain process for new facility
Columbus Ledger-EnquirerApril 25, 2017

"Eminent domain can take months if not a full year because there's plenty of protections for the property owners — rightfully so — under state law," said Scott Sanders, city manager. Sanders said the city would like to acquire the land as soon as ...more »

Des Moines Initiates Eminent Domain Process for New Facility
U.S. News & World ReportApril 25, 2017

"Eminent domain can take months if not a full year because there's plenty of protections for the property owners — rightfully so — under state law," said Scott Sanders, city manager. Sanders said the city would like to acquire the land as soon as ...more »

The use and abuse of eminent domain around the world
Washington PostApril 24, 2017

My new co-edited book Eminent Domain: A Comparative Perspective, has just been published by Cambridge University Press. The other editors are Korean law and economics scholars Iljoong Kim and Hojun Lee. It looks at the use and abuse of eminent ...more »

Denver Post: Update Colorado's 'forced-pooling' law
Journal AdvocateApril 24, 2017

Under the statute, an operator can gain access to a property owner's oil and gas rights, even if that landowner is opposed to selling or leasing. As reported nearby in our pages, critics call forced pooling a form of corporate eminent domain. Colorado ...more »

Eminent domain bill draws positive remarks
ReporterNews.comApril 23, 2017

The bill seeks steps to protect private property owners from abuse in the eminent domain process whereby land is taken by private corporations and government entities for “public good.” “Private law abiding citizens should not emerge from the eminent ...more »

Transco not following state eminent domain rules
Newnan Times-HeraldApril 23, 2017

Transco claims that, as a project cleared through the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and built under the Natural Gas Act of 1938, Georgia's eminent domain laws don't apply to the 115-mile Dalton Expansion project. “We are actually pre-empted from ...more »

Colorado's “forced-pooling” law needs some updates
The Denver PostApril 22, 2017

Under the statute, an operator can gain access to a property owner's oil and gas rights, even if that landowner is opposed to selling or leasing. As reported nearby in our pages, critics call forced pooling a form of corporate eminent domain. Colorado ...more »

Lawyers Gear Up to Protect South Texas Landowners from Border Wall Land Grabs
San Antonio CurrentApril 21, 2017

For South Texas landowners, Donald Trump's presidential win came as a warning shot. With a campaign centered on the rallying cry "Build that wall," Trump's election meant their private property may soon be crowded with unwanted construction — and may ...more »

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