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This project is located along Grant Avenue from one of … Read More

The Missouri Highway Department (MoDOT) proposes to construct a diamond interchange at the intersection of Highway 61 and 47 in Troy Missouri. In order to construct this interchange, … Read More

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Wabash Valley Power Alliance … Read More

Limestone Ridge Project – Final Route Map

Ameren Transmission Company … Read More

The Missouri Department of Transportation and the City of Poplar Bluff are proposing a project that includes upgrading Route 67 to interstate standards from the Route 160/158 interchange south of Poplar … Read More

MoDOT is planning to improve the I-229 corridor that carries traffic through downtown St. Joseph along the Missouri River. Within this corridor, on the west side of downtown, is a mile-long … Read More

It was my pleasure meeting the landowners in Ste. Genevieve County concerned about the proposed SALEM BULK – VALLEY VIEW PROJECT.

Source: Powerline meeting draws 200 | Local News | … Read More

Similar to the way environmental groups have litigated pipelines’ Federal Energy Regulatory Commission certificates in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, landowners opposed to interstate renewable transmission … Read More

Invenergy, the company behind the high-voltage power line known as the Grain Belt Express proposed to go through Buchanan County, will be opening an office at 109 Fourth St. … Read More

Court approves Invenergy’s purchase of $2.3 billion transmission project, which would carry 4 gigawatts of Midwest wind power to PJM’s grid.
The Grain Belt Express, one of the biggest U.S. proposed transmission … Read More

The newly convened House of Representatives have taken a different approach to prevent Invenergy from utilizing admin domain powers for its Grain Belt Express Project.  The House had passed bill number 2033, which had been … Read More


On March 13, 2020 Missouri governor Michael Parsons issued Executive Order 20-02 declaring that a state of emergency exists in the State of Missouri due to the COVID-19 pandemic. … Read More


Under current Supreme Court precedent, the answer is almost always going to be “no.” But some compensation may be morally imperative, even if not legally required…. Read More

Invenergy reverses policy of personal visits to property owners along the route of the Grain Belt Project


Grain Belt stops in-person visits
Representatives of the Grain Belt Express project said … Read More

Land acquisition agents seeking access rights for the Grain Belt Project continue to knock on doors, disregarding “social distancing” order issued by Missouri Governor.

“Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst says landowners … Read More

No written decision was released by the Supreme Court in denying the request by the Missouri Landowners Alliance to overturn an earlier lower court decision upholding the PSC ruling that … Read More

It seems unfair to characterize a private property owner protecting their rights as a “hold out” as though they should feel obligated to sell what they own.



A Downtown West property … Read More

Owners’ Counsel of America, a property rights organization fighting for private landowners nationwide, has elected Paul Henry, an accomplished eminent domain lawyer, to serve on its Board of Directors … Read More

Jackson County tried to do an end-run around the Rails-to-Trails Act and ends up with nothing in return for millions of dollars.  The ruling here is not something new. It … Read More

“JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri utility regulators on Wednesday unanimously approved Chicago-based Invenergy’s acquisition of the Grain Belt Express transmission line.

The Missouri Public Service Commission’s decision to approve the … Read More

After twice rejecting a 780-mile transmission project to move wind energy from … Read More

It is difficult to fight the states power to take, but the success stories are sweet. Missouri courts decisions unfortunately support this kind of land banking.

This project will widen the existing narrow road and provide three traffic lanes with curb and gutter,
underground storm sewers and separated pedestrian facilities including sidewalks and … Read More

Some communities in Illinois are pursuing a controversial strategy of using eminent domain for economic development purposes, but some business owners are pushing back.
Source: Some Illinois cities eye eminent … Read More

The Illinois Supreme Court has reversed a ruling that had stopped construction of a massive power line through eastern Illinois.
Source: New proceedings ordered in power-line land dispute

Source: Virgin Hyperloop One says St. Louis-KC high-speed connection would be a bargain at $10 billion — or less | Business |


A high-speed pneumatic tube transportation line that … Read More


Source: A hyperloop in Missouri? A new study says it’s feasible – The Verge

Is a hyperloop in the US feasible? Skeptics doubt whether the futuristic transportation system can ever … Read More

Oral arguments in Grain Belt Express Clean Line v. Missouri Public Service Commission will set in motion what could be the final chapter of a years-long effort for the Texas-based … Read More

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