Texas Landowners Challenge Eminent Domain For Oil Pipelines

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What’s an oil company to do? Texas landowners who for decades have sat by quietly accepting eminent domain to permit pipelines carrying precious energy to flow through their properties have been getting ornery of late. A slew of litigation has been filed challenging the actions of the Texas Railroad Commission, which regulates the pipelines and has used eminent domain to help the state transport crude for its vital and currently booming oil drilling industry.

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Topics:  Eminent Domain, Keystone XL Pipeline, Pipelines

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