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Pa. Appeals Court Affirms Sunoco Pipeline Land Grab

Law360, Philadelphia (July 3, 2017, 4:25 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania appeals court issued the latest in a string of decisions on Monday saying that it did not have the authority to question a state utility regulator’s finding that a Sunoco Inc. unit could use eminent domain to seize rights-of-way for its controversial Mariner East 2 natural gas pipeline.

The decision shot down arguments from a pair of suburban Philadelphia landowners that the Sunoco Pipeline LP project did not serve the type of public need required under the state and federal constitutions to allow seizure...
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