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Court Throws Lifeline to Pipeline Opposition

Source: 
Land Trust Alliance
Author: 
Lorri Barrett

Kentucky land trusts had a big win in court when an appeals court found that Bluegrass Pipeline developers cannot use the power of eminent domain to acquire pipeline easements.

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Heroic Defense of the Land and Ethics

Source: 
Land Trust Alliance
Author: 
Leslie Ratley-Beach

“We have a duty and we couldn’t shirk it,” Lyme Land Conservation Trust Executive Director George Moore told the reporters. Faced with a violation, the land trust sued.

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Maine’s Highest Court Affirms Benefits of Conservation

Source: 

Land Trust Alliance

Author: 
Leslie Ratley-Beach

The highest court in Maine was asked to decide whether land conservation constitutes a charitable purpose. The court answered with a ringing endorsement of the many public benefits of land conservation, including environmental, recreational, economic and health benefits.