- 5th Amendment rights
- Atlantic Coast Pipeline
- oil and gas
- Private Property Rights
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) sides with pipeline companies over private landowners in 99% of the cases when landowners refuse to grant a company permission to bury a pipeline on their land.
Why This Matters: The FERC’s stilted process may soon end. In addition to Congressional oversight, a federal appeals court is considering whether to disallow FERC from blocking landowners taking their cases to court right away, before ground is broken.Continue Reading 478 words