2017 Harvest

2017 Harvest

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Texas towns sue over right to block gas pipeline expropriations

Noel Griese of Energy Pipeline News reports:

DALLAS, Texas - Two local municipalities are seeking to protect their right to block natural gas companies use of eminent domain (expropriation) to construct pipelines across public property in the Barnett Shale.  "This will be a landmark decision in Texas," said Tom Hayden, a member of the Flower Mound Town Council. "It will decide whether a municipality trumps a utility or vice versa."

Read the rest of his article at: Energy Pipeline News.