How can American oil and gas companies access and transport the valuable resources beneath the ground while ensuring the protection of the landowner’s sacred rights to protect their own property? Jacki Deason, Senior Fellow at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, outlines this tension between pipeline construction and eminent domain and how some landowners have strengthened their rights.
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