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March 23rd, 2020 | by Mike Faherty

Condemnation and COVID-19

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.

September 13th, 2018 | by Mike Faherty

Sunoco Pipeline Explosion

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.

September 6th, 2018 | by Mike Faherty

Judges Halt Pipelines

Upon Judge direction, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) ordered stoppage of the construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Mountain Valley Pipeline.

May 29th, 2018 | by Mike Faherty

Boy Scout Award

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.

May 10th, 2018 | by Mike Faherty

$5,000,000 Increase From Turnpike

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission condemned 70.9 acres through a 240 acre sportsman’s club.

April 8th, 2018 | by Mike Faherty

Delaware Riverkeeper Decision

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).

August 22nd, 2017 | by Mike Faherty

Temporary DeFacto Taking

The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court has explicated that a de facto “in effect” taking can take place over a specified period of time.

August 9th, 2017 | by Mike Faherty

Draft Settlement Re Mariner East 2 Spills

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.

August 9th, 2017 | by Mike Faherty

FERC Asked to Investigate Mariner East 2

Recent construction spills and contaminated water has resulted in a U.S. Congress request for a FERC investigation.