Fighting the energy boom

Fighting the energy boom

Pa. homeowners take gas company to court over eminent domain
Lisa Richlin stands along state route next to her home near Laporte, Pa. Richlin is in court with Central New York Oil and Gas Company in an attempt to force the firm to move a proposed access road for a natural-gas pipeline farther from her home.
Traffic heads south along a state route close to Lisa Richlins home near Laporte, Pa. Central New York Oil and Gas Company LLC executives promised they would sparingly use eminent domain in the building of its MARC 1 pipeline. Yet a few days after winning approval for its $250 million pipeline the firm began condemnation proceedings against nearly half of the landowners.

Fighting the energy boom

Lisa Richlin stands along state route next to her home near Laporte, Pa. Richlin is in court with Central New York Oil and Gas Company in an attempt to force the firm to move a proposed access road for a natural-gas pipeline farther from her home.
Traffic heads south along a state route close to Lisa Richlins home near Laporte, Pa. Central New York Oil and Gas Company LLC executives promised they would sparingly use eminent domain in the building of its MARC 1 pipeline. Yet a few days after winning approval for its $250 million pipeline the firm began condemnation proceedings against nearly half of the landowners.
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