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Forum to Burrow Into Pipeline and Property-Rights Conflicts

Oct. 9, 2019, 10:58 AM

The head of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America and others tackle a topic today that has long vexed pipeline proposals: property rights.

  • The R Street Institute is organizing a panel discussion featuring Donald F. Santa, the association’s president and CEO, as well as David Bookbinder, chief counsel of the Niskanen Center think tank.
  • Pipeline projects across the eastern U.S. are facing intensifying opposition from residents and local governments, in part over property rights. The Supreme Court this week denied a petition from Virginia landowners who challenged a developer’s seizure of private property to build...
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