Lock your gates and call the sheriff and a lawyer if you see any signs
of pipeline trespass, and complain to the state Attorney General,
advises someone dealing with Williams’ Constitution Pipeline,
and since Sabal Trail has already had a criminal trespass trial,
we can’t expect them to be any better.
Just because you’re on holiday the rest of this week,
don’t assume the pipeline company is.
And you’ll probably need an attorney for those
eminent domain lawsuits if Sabal Trail gets a FERC permit,
file your motion to intervene or ecomment today.
Chip Northrup wrote for No Fracking Way,
Pipeline Threatens Then Trespasses, Continue reading Beware pipeline trespassers during holidays
This document appears to say the federal government can’t take
private property “merely for the purpose of advancing
the economic interest of private parties”,
which would seem to preclude federal eminent domain being applied
for the Sabal Trail pipeline if its gas is really for export.
Executive Order 13406 of June 23, 2006,
Protecting the Property Rights of the American People,
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the
laws of the United States of America, and to strengthen the rights of the
American people against the taking of their private property, it is hereby
ordered as follows:
Section 1. Policy. It is the policy of the United States to protect the rights
of Americans to their private property, including by limiting the taking
of private property by the Federal Government to situations in which the
taking is for public use, with just compensation, and for the purpose of
benefiting the general public and not merely for the purpose of advancing
the economic interest of private parties to be given ownership or use of
the property taken. Continue reading Executive Order 13406: Protecting the Property Rights of the American People