Alamance County Commissioners Oppose Expansion of Mountain Valley Pipeline


A resolution passed by the government of Alamance County, North Carolina to oppose the expansion of the Mountain Valley Gas Pipeline into the north-central portion of the state marks the first time a county has formally opposed an interstate gas pipeline in North Carolina. A detailed article on the story appears here. The four Republicans…

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What does a Right of Way Agent do?

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“What does a right of way agent do?” If the government wants to take your land for a public project, eventually, you will talk to the right of way agents. That person will make a conversation and ask you a few questions. What should you say to them? The short answer is nothing. Say absolutely…

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Why Can a State, Federal or Private Entity Take My Property?

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Your property can be taken through Eminent Domain, or Land Condemnation, through a number of state and federal rules and regulations. From a numbers perspective, most land is taken by the State of North Carolina‘s Department of Transportation. In addition to the DOT, however, your land can also be taken by the federal government, the…

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Highway 70 a Priority for NC DOT

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According to a Facebook post by Atlantic Beach, the U.S. 70 corridor has been designated as a high-priority future interstate on the National Highway System. The future interstate projects include the Gallants Channel Bridge, the Kinston Bypass, the Havelock Bypass, and James City. Read more here:

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Hampstead Bypass NOT a Funding Priority

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Land owners in Pender County who are in the path of the Transportation Corridor Official Map (the North Carolina Map Act) remain in limbo, per NC DOT and local Pender County elected officials under the recently updated State Transportation Improvement Plan. According to an article on WECT: Neither one of the segments for the Hampstead…

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