A federal judge recently ruled that the Atlantic Coast Pipeline cannot clear trees on two rural farmsteads. U.S. District Judge Terrence Boyle ruled that pipeline developers must first compensate the two landowners before its crews can enter the private properties. The 600-mile natural gas project led by Charlotte’s Duke Energy and Richmond's Dominion Energy is
Last month, the New York Times reported that the Trump administration accused Russia of orchestrating a series of cyberattacks on U.S. and European nuclear power plants, water and electric systems from 2015 to 2017. United States officials believe the attack is an indication by Moscow that the Russians could obstruct the West’s essential facilities in
Nearly 300 landowners rejected the Mountain Valley Pipeline’s offers to purchase easements. However, a U.S. District Court Judge Elizabeth Dillon granted the company authority to take immediate possession of the private property on March 2, 2018. Back in January, Dillon ruled that Mountain Valley had the power to use eminent domain but plans to seize
Hundreds of Pennsylvania and Maryland landowners might lose a portion of their property for a new high-voltage power line project. Farmers and residents who live near the proposed routes have spoken out against the project at recent public meetings. Despite opposition, Transource Energy plans to build a 40-mile, 230-kilovolt transmission line in Pennsylvania and Maryland.