Injunction Issued to Prevent Condemnation of Property for XL Pipeline in Nebraska
Posted on Feb 13, 2015 in News & Events
The Judge of the District Court of Holt County, Nebraska issued a temporary injunction on February 12, 2015, halting Transcanada’s efforts in Nebraska to acquire easement rights for the XL pipeline through eminent domain proceedings. Transcanada had filed over one hundred proceedings in county courts along the proposed route in January, to obtain the permanent and temporary easements needed to complete the pipeline corridor.
Guest Post: Nebraska Supreme Court rules (or maybe not) on the validity of the approval of TransCanada XL pipeline route through Nebraska
Posted on Jan 12, 2015 in News & Events
In a lengthy and acrimonious opinion issued January 9, 2015, the Nebraska Supreme Court issued a non-decision on the constitutionality of the process for routing of the TransCanada pipeline through Nebraska. It may prove to approve the route by default. The Court’s opinion answers very little, and raises far more questions than it answers. The only thing that is clear is that not every pipeline can be granted the power of eminent domain.
Guest Post: TransCanada XL Route Through Nebraska is Ruled Unconstitional
Posted on Feb 28, 2014 in News & Events
Today we bring you a guest post authored by OCA Nebraska member-attorney, William Blake, a partner in the Lincoln office of Nebraska law firm Baylor Evnen. Bill discusses the recent Nebraska District Court ruling which struck down a state law that allowed the Governor to approve a route for the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline to cross the state.
New Law Blog on Eminent Domain Law and Public Projects in Nebraska
Posted on Jun 27, 2012 in News & Events
Recently, Baylor Evnen, a law firm with offices in Lincoln and Syracuse, Nebraska launched a blog discussing eminent domain law in Nebraska. The goal of baylorevnencondemnation.com “is to provide information that every Nebraska landowner should know if faced with the prospect of having property taken through eminent domain.”