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

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.

The Ohio Power Siting Board wants to hear from the public as it reviews its administrative rules governing applications for solar farms. The board is considering implementing new rules for solar facilities, including setbacks, landscape, lighting design, perimeter fencing requirements and operational noise. 

The Pennsylvania DEP fined Sunoco Pipeline’s Mariner East 2 pipeline $85,666 for violations in four counties. According to the DEP, Sunoco spilled more than 400 gallons of drilling fluids into wetlands in Blair, Cumberland and Juniata counties and a creek in Lebanon County.

A subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners was fined $140,000 by the Pennsylvania DEP for a landslide and other violations that happened during the construction of a pipeline in Beaver County. ETP is the same company that owns and operates the Revolution pipeline that exploded in September 2018 in Beaver County due to a landslide.

According to documents acquired by the environmental group FracTracker Alliance, a whistleblower contacted the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration in 2019 with allegations that the pipeline may have been built with a defective corrosion coating.

A natural gas pipeline project in Marysville has many wondering about the future of farmland preservation in Ohio.

The Pennsylvania DEP issued a $30.6 million penalty to ETC Northeast Pipeline for violations related to the 2018 Revolution Pipeline explosion and fire.

ETC will have to identify and restore or mitigate all streams and wetlands that it eliminated or altered during construction of the Revolution Pipeline.