In one of their first major decisions on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), President Trump’s newly appointed commissioners Neil Chatterjee and Rob Powelson approved the controversial NEXUS natural gas pipeline.
Nexus wants to use eminent domain to ram a pipeline through Michigan and Ohio — and you to help pay for it.
Pipeline company and landowners sue in eminent domain case.
The city filed appeals with the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency’s appeals board on Tuesday
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Lugar is representing 10 landowners in the path of the proposed Mountain Valley pipeline in an ambitious lawsuit that challenges the standard federal process for pipeline development and land acquisition through eminent domain.
Despite a ruling that potentially signals the green light, the fight will continue in an effort to reroute the proposed NEXUS gas pipeline away from the city of Green and other more densely populated areas.
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“It is inequitable to allow NEXUS to cherry pick beneficial state statutes to circumvent FERC’s procedure and federal law.”
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“It’s ruined our retirement, We’re kind of out here on an island. … [My children] don’t want to live on top of this pipeline. I don’t want to live here.”