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Ohio family continues to fight pipeline construction on their farmland
Ohio's Third District Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in eminent domain cases involving preserved farmland in Union County on Nov. 22.
Union County court rejects pipeline eminent domain
A Union County judge has rejected Columbia Gas of Ohio’s request to approve eminent domain to install a pipeline through preserved farmland.
Hearings begin in case pitting Columbia Gas pipeline vs. 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.
Atlantic Coast Pipeline is dead, but for some landowners in W.Va.,...
Although Dominion Energy and Duke Energy canceled the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in July 2020, landowners are still wondering what will happen to their land.
OPSB wants public input during rule review
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.
Sunoco fined again for Mariner East 2 pipeline violations
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.
Energy Transfer subsidiary fined for pipeline violations in western Pa.
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.
Shell’s Falcon pipeline under investigation by state, federal agencies
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.
Pipeline project pits Union Co. family against state
A natural gas pipeline project in Marysville has many wondering about the future of farmland preservation in Ohio.
Pennsylvania DEP issues $30.6M penalty to ETC Northeast Pipeline
The Pennsylvania DEP issued a $30.6 million penalty to ETC Northeast Pipeline for violations related to the 2018 Revolution Pipeline explosion and fire.