Originally posted by roadgravel
Seizing lands for a pipeline?
There were 3 pipelines just built through my area, crossing several counties. The energy company paid landowners money in order to run the pipe across their land.
TransCanada seizing private land in Texas for pipeline, claims eminent domain
Oklahoma land owners fighting TransCanada over Keystone pipeline
A Canadian company has been threatening to confiscate private land from South Dakota to the Gulf of Mexico, and is already suing many who have refused to allow the Keystone XL pipeline on their property even though the controversial project has yet to receive federal approval.
edit on 20-4-2012 by stanguilles7 because: (no reason given)