In this short extra segment, learn about the principle of eminent domain — when the government claims private property for a public use. Dominion Power invokes eminent domain for pipeline construction, but is it a legitimate claim?

Plus, we hear about Virginia’s “right to trespass law”. When pipeline surveyors enter private property without permission, how does the law come into play?

Our half-hour episodes don’t leave enough time to include all the details we like, so we’re creating extra segments to discuss certain topics in full. Listen below!




Nelson County resident Heidi Cochran has posted “No Trespassing” signs to discourage surveyors.

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