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Transmission Line Proximity Damages — Real or Just Perceived?

Having recently worked on a number of pipeline and transmission line projects, I find the issue of proximity damages to be fascinating.  Does being adjacent to gas pipelines or electrical transmission lines diminish the value of an owner’s remaining property?  I have seen studies suggesting nearly every possible conclusion.  If you’re interested in this subject, … Continue Reading

Farmers in Tulare County Plan for Eminent Domain

Few property owners look forward with any enthusiasm to the date the government finally announces it is moving forward with plans to condemn their property.   But owners who pretend that day will never actually arrive often realize too late that they have missed opportunities to protect their investments. Eminent domain often proceeds over a very … Continue Reading

Next Phase of Edison’s Tehachapi Transmission Project to Commence Construction

In May, we reported on the City of Chino Hills’ efforts to stop a portion of Southern California Edison’s Tehachapi Transmission Project.  The project involves 175 miles of transmission line right of way designed to serve wind farm development in the Tehachapi area.  Much of the right of way for the transmission lines runs through remote, undeveloped areas.  Though … Continue Reading

Eminent Domain Actions Planned for Sunrise Powerlink Project

We’ve previously reported on some of the major renewable energy projects currently underway, such as Southern California Edison’s Tehachapi Renewable Energy Transmission Line Project and GE’s plans to design the largest wind farm in the world.  After a major planning effort, it appears that another renewable energy project — the Sunrise Powerlink project — may be moving forward … Continue Reading
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