On October 1, 2019, the United States Supreme Court denied certiorari to review a landowners’ appeal from the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Givens v Mountain Valley Pipeline. The issue is the “quick take” process that grants the pipeline immediate access to property when a Federal Pipeline Certificate is issued. The 303-mile pipeline would transmit Appalachian shale gas to Mid-Atlantic markets. The landowners are then relegated to a trial for just compensation. The Supreme Court decision in June in Knick v Township of Scott (see Bye Bye… read more
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