Latest Eminent domain News

Colorado to 'aggressively assert' water rights with Nebraska

Jan. 13, 2022 16:55 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Colorado's governor is warning he will “protect and aggressively assert” his state's water rights after Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts announced a plan to spend $500 million on a canal and reservoir project that includes claiming access to land in Colorado under a...

Battle over White's Ferry continues, more than a year later

Jan. 09, 2022 09:08 AM EST

POOLESVILLE, Md. (AP) — When she moved from Ohio to Virginia to fulfill a lifelong dream of working with horses, Andy Jane Armstrong didn’t think her future would depend on a cable-run ferry line established in the late 1700s. Armstrong, 28, found a home in Leesburg about eight...

Pipeline would store carbon dioxide emissions from ethanol

Nov. 15, 2021 01:06 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A pipeline aiming to pick up carbon dioxide produced by ethanol plants across the Midwest is slated to inject the gas underground in Oliver and Mercer counties, and discussion surrounding the project is heating up. The Midwest Carbon Express...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Nov. 03, 2021 13:51 PM EDT

The (Beckley) Register-Herald. Oct. 31, 2021. Editorial: A blemish on the face of beautification No question, major entryways into Beckley and Raleigh County need more than a simple sprucing up, more than trimming back a couple of briar patches or...

Georgia school pressed for memorial to Black neighborhood

Oct. 30, 2021 11:26 AM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Former residents of a Black neighborhood in north Georgia that was destroyed more than 50 years ago and replaced with university dorms and parking lots are demanding the university recognize their loss. The city of Athens used eminent domain to force...