Supreme Court Sides With Landowner in...

Supreme Court Sides With Landowner in Rails-to-Trails Case

There are 2 comments on the Wall Street Journal story from Mar 10, 2014, titled Supreme Court Sides With Landowner in Rails-to-Trails Case. In it, Wall Street Journal reports that:

The Supreme Court ruled Monday the federal government has no claim to rights of way that railroads abandon after receiving them from Congress-a victory for property owners that could undermine plans for a nationwide network of recreational trails.

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Bellingham, WA

#1 Mar 10, 2014
On the other hand, a oil pipeline company can lay pipe
across your property and you can't say anything
about it. What do the Supremes have to say about that?
Makes sense

Evansville, IN

#3 Mar 11, 2014
But the feds can force the landowners to clean the trails and then use eminent domain. That will teach those greedy corporate b'stards.

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