Pipeline

Justin Hodge Talks About Eminent Domain in Houston Public Media Podcast

Posted in Condemnation,News,Pipeline on June 26, 2019

Full Show: Kinder Morgan Wins Texas Eminent Domain Challenge, And Wrongful Conviction Compensation Denied (June 26, 2019) By Abner Fletcher Houston Matters … “On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: A Travis County District Court ruled Tuesday that Kinder Morgan Inc. does not need to seek approval from the Texas Railroad Commission to build its proposed $2 billion natural gas… read more


Texas Public Radio Interviews Luke Ellis Regarding Pipeline Acquisitions

Posted in Eminent Domain,News,Pipeline on January 28, 2019

Central Texas Pipeline Reignites Fight Over Land Rights By MOSE BUCHELE, KUT NEWS & MOSE BUCHELE, KUT NEWS … “”A fight over a pipeline is never only about the pipeline. It’s about the environment, property rights, public safety and a community’s sense of itself. Just such a fight is now brewing in the Texas Hill Country, where company… read more


Justin Hodge Quoted by Houston Chronicle Regarding Acceleration in Oil and Gas Pipeline Projects.

Posted in Eminent Domain,News,Pipeline on January 8, 2019

Imminent domain cases to focus on pipelines By James Osborne West Texas is facing a boom these days, and oil and gas producers need newly constructed pipelines to move their newly found supplies to Houston and other cities to be refined. Look for plenty of imminent domain claims next year as oil and gas producers… read more


Houston Chronicle Interviews JMEH Partner Justin Hodge About Eminent Domain

Posted in Condemnation,Eminent Domain,Events,Harris County eminent domain,Harris County eminent domain,Houston eminent domain,Houston eminent domain,Infrastructure Projects,News,Pipeline,Power line,TxDOT on February 20, 2017

JMEH Partner Justin Hodge interviewed with reporter L.M. Sixel of the Houston Chronicle for a Q&A session on Texas Eminent Domain. He answered legal questions concerning TxDOT, pipeline, and powerline eminent domain cases. He also discussed the landowner protections contained in the law, and explained when it is necessary to hire a condemnation or eminent… read more


Luke Ellis is Quoted Regarding New Rules Modifying Pipeline Companies

Posted in Condemnation,News,Pipeline on December 10, 2014

By Max B. Baker Star-Telegram (Fort Worth) The Texas Railroad Commission has approved new rules modifying what pipeline operators must do to become common carriers and possibly get the power to condemn land for their projects. Luke Ellis, an Austin attorney, also said the agency could have given landowners some say in the pipeline’s route –… read more


New Rules Proposed on Eminent Domain Process for New Pipelines

Posted in Eminent Domain,News,Pipeline on September 3, 2014

By Max B. Baker Star-Telegram To be frank, the idea of a pipeline running across his prairie really ticked off cattleman Pete Bonds. But not to be paid a fair price for the land only made him madder. Bonds, who owns 1,000 acres northwest of Fort Worth near Saginaw, said the pipeline company wanted a… read more


Land Battles Rise as U.S. Eyes 450,000 Miles of New Pipe

Posted in News,Pipeline on February 4, 2013

“Land owners increasingly are pit against private businesses in state legislatures and courts as the U.S. confronts the new transmission lines, pipelines and compressor stations needed to reduce oil imports and produce clean energy at home. Lines between pro-green energy Democrats and pro-economic development Republicans can blur as farmers and ranchers object to being handed lease agreements… read more