Can a Pipeline Company Invoke Eminent Domain? A Louisiana Court Ducks.

July 31, 2020
The American Prospect

...“BBP made a calculated decision that violating the law was cheaper than following it, and the lower court’s ruling [which the appeals court reversed] let them get away with it,” said Pam Spees, senior staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights and one of the attorneys for the landowners. “This decision is an important reminder to companies like BBP, and more importantly to small landowners, that these rights mean something.” ...

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