U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

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Third Circuit holds Natural Gas Act’s delegation of condemnation authority to private pipeline companies does not extend to condemnation of state-owned property, such that states are immune from condemnation suits unless the United States is a party

September 10, 2019

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U.S. Chamber and aligned business groups urge Third Circuit to affirm district court ruling that state entities are not immune from condemnation proceedings brought to secure easements/rights of way for natural gas pipelines under the Natural Gas Act

May 15, 2019

Click here to view the coalition brief.

Anna M. Manasco and Lela M. Hollabaugh of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP served as co-counsel for the amici.

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