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Mo. court blocks eminent domain by port authority

May 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. A proposed $20 million project to ship crude oil from North Dakota down the Mississippi River is unlikely to go forward as a result of a Missouri Supreme Court ruling Tuesday blocking the use of eminent domain by a port authority. Continue Reading

Texas landowner faces TransCanada in court hearing

December 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

HOUSTON (AP) A Texas landowner and TransCanada Corp. are taking their argument over whether tar sands are crude oil before a judge.
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Winner man reaches out-of-court deal with TransCanada

November 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

John Harter has been fighting TransCanada, the Canadian company building the Keystone XL oil pipeline, since May 2011. Continue Reading

Texans stand ground against Keystone pipeline

October 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Southern state landowners: We’re ready to battle for our land.

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Keystone XL oil pipeline breaks ground in Texas

September 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Early last year, TransCanada started up a pipeline called Keystone with little fuss or fanfare. It runs from Canada to Steele City, Neb., then east to Wood River and Patoka, Ill. And it got all the required permits from the State Department and other agencies.
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Texas judge slams landowners in Keystone pipeline ruling

August 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

HOUSTON (AP) Texas landowners are vowing to fight on despite a county judge’s ruling that a Canadian company can run a pipeline across private property to bring crude oil to Gulf Coast refineries. Continue Reading

Ranchers, others view Keystone XL project through property-rights lens

July 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Fresh bitterness arises over eminent domain. Continue Reading

N.D. lawmakers revive eminent domain study over pipeline construction

November 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A Cogswell farmer talked North Dakota lawmakers into reviving a study of state policy on taking private property to build pipelines. Continue Reading

Eminent domain proceedings filed over County 37 road

June 4, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Eminent domain proceedings have begun against six landowners with 10 parcels of property along Hubbard County 37, but bids will still be let for the project June 14. Continue Reading

City may use eminent domain to use land on Darling Drive

January 6, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Will the city of Alexandria have to use eminent domain to obtain right-of-way easements for a waterline extension on Darling Drive? Continue Reading