landowners News

Regulators Get Plan for Undoing the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The developers of the now-canceled Atlantic Coast Pipeline have laid out plans for how they want to go about unwinding the work that was done for the multistate natural gas project and restoring disturbed land. In …

Government Ordered to Pay Landowners on Lower Missouri River

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The federal government must pay some landowners along the lower Missouri River for flooding damage caused by changes the Army Corps of Engineers made to the river to protect endangered species, a judge has ruled. The …

Supreme Court to Hear BP Unit’s Dispute over Montana Superfund Site

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to a hear a bid by a unit of British oil major BP Plc to avoid a lawsuit by private landowners in Montana seeking to force the company to pay for …

Ohio, Landowners, Debate Flood Compensation Status

The state and a group of landowners are sparring over whether Ohio is meeting a deadline to compensate the landowners for losses from flooding near Ohio’s largest inland lake. At issue is how fast the Department of Natural Resources is …

Landowners on Expressway Path Sue North Carolina DOT

Property owners whose land and homes lie in the path of the long-planned Southern Wake Expressway have filed a class-action lawsuit against the state, alleging their property rights are being violated. The N.C. Turnpike Authority is expected to begin construction …

No Punitive Damages After Wrongdoer’s Death, Iowa Supreme Court Affirms

Punitive damages may not be recovered from the estate of a “wrongdoer,” the Iowa Supreme Court has ruled. The Court’s decision in a case involving a damage dispute between rural land owners upholds a lower court decision and reaffirms previous …