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Eminent Doman Bill SF 506 Moves To Full Senate

senate.iowa.gov/democrats Reforming the use of eminent domain in Iowa The Senate Government Oversight Committee has approved legislation that would curtail the use of eminent domain for certain energy projects proposed by private companies in Iowa. Eminent domain is the right … Continue reading

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Eminent Domain Bill Emerging In #ialegis

An eminent domain bill is emerging in the Iowa legislature. If it becomes law, it would impact both the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Rock Island Clean Line which share the issue of being merchant distribution lines for oil and … Continue reading

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Are Property Rights A Climate Action Tool?

For many, protecting property rights is high on the list of priorities. It’s the American way, shouldn’t it be so? A related and perhaps better question is whether climate advocates should use eminent domain as a tool to advocate against … Continue reading

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