eminent domain

By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 - 1:43 pm
Above: An underground natural gas pipeline right-of-way after completion. Photo courtesy of FERC. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is holding public hearings on whether or not to issue a permit to the Constitution Pipeline... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 - 9:04 pm
Above: The proposed route of the Constitution Pipeline in 2013. Via the Constitution Pipeline's website.   Since Dec. 12, the Constitution Pipeline has filed formal eminent domain proceedings against 55 landowners along the pipeline’s proposed 124-mile... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 - 8:59 am
Above: Aerial imagery of a private property in Lexington that stands between the Greene County legislature and a project to stabilize a landslide that threatens Spruceton Road. Source: Greene County GIS web map. Seeing no other way to carry out a project... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012 - 12:23 pm
Above: A sign posted in the window of a Margaretville business in 2011 (before the Irene floods), protesting the long absence of water in the Binnekill Creek. Photo by Lissa Harris. For the better part of a decade, the Binnekill Creek that runs through... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2012 - 5:31 pm
Above: A 2001 aerial photo of a 6.45 acre property on Delaware Avenue in Sidney that may soon be seized by the Delaware County Industrial Development Agency in an eminent domain proceeding. Source: Delaware County Community Online Mapping Tool. To see a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Feb. 20, 2012 - 12:22 pm
Above: A video from the Daily Freeman about a new exhibit in the Ulster County Clerk's Office, telling the stories of people who had their property seized over a century ago to build the Ashokan Reservoir. The Freeman reports today that a new exhibit at... Read more
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