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February 5th, 2021 | by Tara Horvath

U.S Supreme Court Reviews Property Rights Re The PennEast Pipeline

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.

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.

March 23rd, 2020 | by Mike Faherty

Coronavirus Restrictions As Condemnation?

Below is a summary of eminent domain law which may be helpful in these days of government restrictions as a result of the coronavirus.

June 6th, 2018 | by Mike Faherty

Hearsay Evidence

A recent Commonwealth Court decision reaffirmed the opportunity for a property valuation witness to rely upon hearsay evidence in forming an opinion of property value.

May 31st, 2018 | by Mike Faherty

Penn East Pipeline

The Penn East pipeline across northern Pennsylvania and northern New Jersey continues with FERC approval and multiple eminent domain challenges.

November 12th, 2017 | by Mike Faherty

Atlantic Sunrise Stay Followed By Construction Restart

Environmental groups were able to convince a Federal Court to stop construction while environmental concerns were considered.

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 19th, 2017 | by Mike Faherty

Sunoco Pipeline Construction Spills

Property owners along the route of the Mariner East 2 construction would be wise to inspect their property following multiple construction spills.

July 25th, 2017 | by Mike Faherty

Mariner East 2 Environmental Violations

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has fined Sunoco Logistics and is investigating numerous other incidents.