Tag: Eminent Domain

Landowners v. FERC Litigation Update

Mark Hefflinger
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Donate now to support landowners suing FERC to stop eminent domain abuse. The Bold Appalachia Landowners Alliance (BALA) is involved in multiple court cases to stop the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast fracked gas pipelines. One of those efforts — brought exclusively by BALA — is aimed at challenging the very root cause of this abuse at the federal level. BALA’s […]
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Bold Alliance, Landowners Challenge FERC’s Eminent Domain Abuse at D.C. Circuit

Chip in $25 now to support landowners challenging FERC in court. Bold Alliance and Appalachia region landowners’ federal court challenge to the abuse of eminent domain by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is now proceeding at the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, as part of a larger combined lawsuit filed by other regional, local and […]
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Bold Alliance, Landowners Petition Federal Court to Invalidate FERC Approval of Mountain Valley Pipeline, Stay Construction

Donate to support the landowners suing FERC to stop eminent domain abuse.  The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) “Notice to Proceed” issued for the proposed Mountain Valley fracked gas pipeline (MVP) is invalid, as it was signed by a low-level FERC staffer — in violation of the agency’s own regulations — landowners and Bold Alliance […]
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Groups Say FERC Notices for Mountain Valley Pipeline are Invalid

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 29, 2018 Contact: Carolyn Elefant (attorney), carolyn@carolynelefant.com, 202-297-6100 Russell Chisholm, POWHR Coalition, russell.powhr@gmail.com, 540-404-2727 Roberta Bondurant, Preserve Bent Mountain/Roanoke, bondurantlaw@aol.com, 540-793-4769 Mark Hefflinger, Bold Alliance, mark@boldalliance.org   Groups Say FERC Notices for Mountain Valley Pipeline are Invalid “Notices to Proceed” were issued by low-level FERC staffer, in clear violation of agency’s […]
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Landowners Sue FERC to Stop Eminent Domain for Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast Pipelines

*DONATE TO SUPPORT THE LANDOWNERS’ LAWSUIT* On Sept. 5, 2017, a group of more than 50 landowners from the Appalachia region whose farms and homes are in the path of the proposed Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast fracked gas pipelines filed a federal lawsuit against the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to end the abuse […]
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Legal Experts, Landowners, Tribal Organizations and Green Groups Vow To Stop KXL Again

For Immediate Release: March 24, 2017 Legal Experts, Landowners, Tribal Organizations and Green Groups Vow To Stop KXL Again A Recording of Today’s Call Is Available Here Washington, DC – On the heels of the Trump administration’s ill-advised signing of the federal permit on Keystone XL Pipeline, legal minds, landowners and environmental advocates outlined the […]
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New Analysis: Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast Pipelines are Climate Disasters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 15, 2017 CONTACT: Lorne Stockman, lorne@priceofoil.org, 540-679-1097 Carolyn Reilly, carolyn@boldalliance.org, 540-488-4358 Peter Anderson, peter@appvoices.org, 434-293-6373 David Turnbull, david@priceofoil.org, 202-316-3499 New analysis: Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast Pipelines are Climate Disasters Controversial pipelines pushed by Trump a risk to West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina and the planet. Two studies released today find that […]
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Bold’s Jane Kleeb Discusses Keystone XL on Canada’s CBC TV “Power & Politics”

Bold Alliance president Jane Kleeb appeared on Canadian network CBC’s “Power & Politics” program on Jan. 24 to discuss President Trump’s action aimed at fast-tracking the Keystone XL pipeline. WATCH: Jane Kleeb on the 35 permanent jobs that would be created from Keystone XL, and the varied risks of transporting oil by pipeline vs. rail. […]
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Bold’s Jane Kleeb on MSNBC to Discuss Trump Actions on Keystone XL, Dakota Access

Bold Alliance president Jane Kleeb appeared on MSNBC on Tuesday, Jan. 24 to discuss President Trump’s signing of Executive Orders that aim to fast-track completion of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines. Read Bold Nebraska’s statement on Keystone XL here. Read Bold Iowa’s statement on Dakota Access here. WATCH: Bold’s Jane Kleeb discusses Keystone […]
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Bold Alliance Responds to Trump Action on Keystone XL

The President can do two things to remove certain obstacles to the permitting of the the Keystone XL tarsands pipeline, if TransCanada reapplies. First, he can rescind Executive Order 11423 governing transboundary pipelines, eliminating the need for a National Interest Determination and review under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Even without that step, second […]
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