On February 3, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States granted review of the September 10, 2019 Third Circuit Court of Appeals decision which held that New Jersey is entitled to immunity from condemnation suits initiated by PennEast Pipeline Company for the purpose of building a 120-mile pipeline from Luzerne County, Pennsylvania to Mercer County, New Jersey.
I recommend reading the blog post below which is a short analysis of condemnation and covid-19 written by Attorneys Ehren Fournier and Katie Gray.
On 9/10/18 a natural gas pipeline west of Pittsburgh exploded. One home, approximately 500 feet from the 24 inch pipeline, was destroyed. The explosion and fire exemplify the risks to life and property.
Upon Judge direction, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) ordered stoppage of the construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Mountain Valley Pipeline.
Mike Faherty was provided the “Ideal Scout” award by the Lancaster Council of Boy Scouts. Mike an Eagle Scout and former Boy Scout employee, provided pro bono services to the Scouts when a scout camp was threatened by eminent domain.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission condemned 70.9 acres through a 240 acre sportsman’s club.
The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court has ruled for Sunoco Pipeline in the matter of Delaware Riverkeeper Network v. Sunoco Pipeline, No. 952 C.D. 2017 (Feb. 20, 2018).
The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court has explicated that a de facto “in effect” taking can take place over a specified period of time.
Sunoco Pipeline agreed on Tuesday to meet new environmental safeguards for drilling on its Mariner East 2 pipeline project in return for withdrawal of a court challenge by three environmental groups.