High Court Won't Hear Ga. Pipeline Land-Taking Dispute
Law360 (April 29, 2019, 1:58 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday passed on reviewing an Eleventh Circuit ruling that allowed a Williams Cos. unit to build a Georgia pipeline expansion despite landowner opposition to the project.
The Eleventh Circuit held in December that pipeline companies can be given immediate access to property after the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission greenlights the project.
Georgia landowners had urged the high court to review the decision, in which the Eleventh Circuit agreed with a lower court that Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. could access properties where owners had resisted the construction of the Dalton Expansion Project.
The appeals court said...
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