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Stories with subject: Eminent domain
  • Iowa board gets 3,700 objections on proposed oil pipeline 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 5:28 pm

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Among the top concerns about a proposed oil pipeline across Iowa is whether a private company should be able to access private land for its construction, according to a state board that says it's received roughly 3,700 objections to the project.

  • For now, piano tuner can keep home New Jersey wants to take 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 4:40 pm

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - An Atlantic City piano-tuner doesn't have to abandon the three-story brick home a state agency wants to take from him until officials can provide reasonable assurances they will follow through with redeveloping the land, a state judge ruled Wednesday.

  • Records: California plans taking land for huge water tunnels 
    Updated: Aug-17-15 7:20 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - State contractors have readied plans to acquire as many as 300 farms in the California delta by eminent domain to make room for a pair of massive, still-unapproved water tunnels proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown, according to documents obtained by opponents of the tunnels.