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he 7th District Court of Appeals recently ruled that the park district did not have the power of eminent domain when it sued to get a permanent easement on the railroad bed that runs through Diane Less’s property. 

A Union County judge has rejected Columbia Gas of Ohio’s request to approve eminent domain to install a pipeline through preserved farmland.

A reader shares the story of land seized from a farmer near the village of Lagrange, concluding eminent domain may be legal, but perhaps not ethical. 

A Common Pleas Court held its first hearing to determine whether Columbia Gas can put a pipeline through preserved farmland in Union County, Ohio.

Although Dominion Energy and Duke Energy canceled the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in July 2020, landowners are still wondering what will happen to their land.

Attorneys for the Bailey family filed two lawsuits July 12 to force the Ohio Department of Agriculture to defend its land from the pipeline and to stop Columbia Gas of Ohio from moving forward with eminent domain proceedings.

Attorneys for Mike and Barb Cameron asked for the suit, filed by Mill Creek MetroParks, to be dismissed on July 6, citing language in the budget bill that would prevent a park district from taking land for a recreational trail.

The Stark Parks renewal levy passed with 61% of the vote, giving funding to the park district, despite a campaign by farmers to have the issue voted down.

An Ohio bill aims to give landowners another avenue to fight eminent domain for recreational trails.

Voters will soon decide the fate of funding for Stark Parks. The county farm bureau came out against a levy to maintain funding for the parks.