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Jun09

Eastern Panhandle Expansion in West Virginia

We have been receiving numerous calls lately about people complaining of right of way agents threatening landowners with the force of “Eminent Domain,” if they refuse to sign an easement agreement with the pipeline company. While from time to time the stories vary…the general th...

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Apr11

The Attorneys of Lollar Law, PLLC Invite You to a Public Meeting

The attorneys of Lollar Law, PLLC invite you to a public meeting. If you are a landowner being affected by VDOT’s Route 172 (Wythe Creek Road) Project in Poquoson and Hampton, VA please join us tonight to learn more about the project and your rights as a landowner. When: Tuesday, April 11, ...

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Apr05

Judge Upholds Solar Farm Denial

Judge Upholds Solar Farm Denial By William F. West CURRITUCK — A Superior Court judge has upheld Currituck County’s denial last year of a San Francisco-based solar company’s bid to build a solar farm on a former golf course in Grandy. Chief Resident Superior Court Judge Jerry Tillett, in a ...

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Apr05

Property Rights Advocates try to Stop WV Gas-Drilling Bill

Property Rights Advocates try to Stop WV Gas-Drilling Bill By: Ken Ward Jr. Landowner groups and the West Virginia Farm Bureau tried Monday to drum up more opposition to an industry-backed bill in the Senate that would help natural gas companies force unwilling mineral owners to allow drilling. O...

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Mar24

Won’t Pipe Down

“Won’t Pipe Down” is a short documentary presenting the definitive David versus Goliath battle between the residents of Nelson County, Virginia and the Dominion Power company. This inside look at the community and their fight against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline raises questions about environmenta...

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Mar24

Eminent Domain Claims Filed for Rover Pipeline in Federal Court

Eminent Domain Claims Filed for Rover Pipeline in Federal Court  By Casey Junkins WHEELING –As a 29-year U.S. Army soldier and former West Virginia State Police trooper, Larry Helmick said he is no stranger to the federal courthouse in Wheeling, where he and dozens of other property owners face a...

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Mar24

House OKs amendment to limit government power to take private land

House OKs amendment to limit government power to take private land  By Matthew Burns RALEIGH, N.C. — For the fourth time in seven years, the House has overwhelmingly approved a proposed constitutional amendment that would limit the power of state and local governments to condemn private land. Aft...