Latest topics
» How to Meet Your Spirit Guides Through Meditation!
Today at 2:08 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Suppressed Technology (Free Energy & Plasma Healing) Courses Being Offered In Peru
Today at 1:11 pm by PurpleSkyz

» New Whistleblower - Emery Smith - (E.T. Autopsy, DUMBS, Assassination Attempts, Disclosure)
Today at 1:09 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Those who cry "fake news" are so desperate that they make it up.
Today at 1:03 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Geminids Meteor Showers Peak Wed. Dec 13th, 2017 at 9pm
Today at 12:54 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Insider Scientist delivers the Mysteries of Time
Today at 12:39 pm by PurpleSkyz

» A Region in China is Home to One of the World’s largest Cluster of Massive Sinkholes
Today at 12:26 pm by PurpleSkyz

» More Specious BS From the "Bar" by Anna Von Reitz
Today at 12:11 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Who's Into Crypto?
Today at 12:03 pm by PurpleSkyz

» NIBIRU News ~ Black Star Update plus MORE
Today at 12:00 pm by PurpleSkyz

» UFO News ~ Breaking news! Huge UFO at high speed close to Mercury! plus MORE
Today at 11:38 am by PurpleSkyz

» UPDATE ~ NOT AGAIN: See What Happened to Doctor Who Exposed Clinton Foundation Corruption ...
Today at 10:53 am by PurpleSkyz

»  Strange Figures in Mazaredo Bay Argentina communicate with “Something” from the Sea
Today at 10:47 am by PurpleSkyz

» Karen Hudes ~ Network of Global Corporate Control 12 13 17
Today at 9:54 am by Ventura66

» Always Be Gandalf!
Today at 7:22 am by NanneeRose

» This Should Be An Easy One!
Today at 7:20 am by NanneeRose

» Angels We Have Heard on High
Today at 2:21 am by MartyM

» Astro Biologist claims they CANT stop spraying the skies
Today at 1:13 am by PurpleSkyz

» Large Mysterious LIGHT in the night sky San Antonio Texas Dec 7 2017
Today at 12:36 am by PurpleSkyz

» Bitcoin Futures Plunge – Fiat Crypto-Space Crumbles: Gold Buying Increases
Today at 12:30 am by PurpleSkyz

» Bitcoin Craze Goes Nuclear As People Mortgage
Today at 12:28 am by PurpleSkyz

» Shock As Mainstream Scientists Led By Stephen Hawking Claim Asteroid Oumuamua Is Alien Spacecraft With ‘Broken Engines’
Today at 12:25 am by PurpleSkyz

» Earth Passing Thru Comet Debris Trail Tonight
Today at 12:22 am by PurpleSkyz

» 12/13/2017 -- Large (rare) M6.5 Earthquake strikes South Atlantic -- New large EQ coming?
Today at 12:18 am by PurpleSkyz

» Worlds in Collision: The Controversial Theories of Immanuel Velikovsky May Be Proven Right
Today at 12:17 am by PurpleSkyz

» CATHERINE AUSTIN FITTS - BITCOIN OP DIGITAL SLAVERY & SPACE ECONOMY! DARK JOURNALIST
Today at 12:14 am by PurpleSkyz

» Alfred Webre ~ Emily Windsor Cragg, Lawful Claimant to the UK Crown: 1000 Years of Treachery in NWO
Today at 12:13 am by PurpleSkyz

» Just In Case.....
Yesterday at 10:59 pm by terbo56

» DEC 13: MID WEEK ZAP CRAP
Yesterday at 10:41 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Illuminati Confessions
Yesterday at 7:56 pm by Jaguar-2016

» A Message from the New World Order
Yesterday at 7:43 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Some People Need This One!!
Yesterday at 7:38 pm by PurpleSkyz

» 12000 Yr Old Mountain Sized Statue Found In Africa?
Yesterday at 4:33 pm by terbo56

CLICK THE SUBSCRIBE BUTTON BELOW TO RECEIVE OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER

A 2ND EMAIL COMPLETES THE ACTIVATION PROCESS




CLICK THE PURPLE BUTTON TO VIEW OUR LATEST POSTS



You are not connected. Please login or register

Out Of Mind » THE INSANITY OF REALITY » PROTESTS & PETITIONS » Judge Orders Removal of Gas Pipeline from Native American Property

Judge Orders Removal of Gas Pipeline from Native American Property

View previous topic View next topic Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]

PurpleSkyz

avatar
Admin

Judge Orders Removal of Gas Pipeline from Native American Property

Posted on April 3, 2017 by Doreen Agostino




By
Claire Bernish


Seventeen years after the expiration of an easement, a federal judge has ordered an energy company to completely remove its pipeline from the properties of 38 Native American landowners — none of whom have been compensated for the company’s use of their land since the year 2000.
Now, the pipeline company will have just six months to dismantle and completely remove the structure.
“Having carefully reviewed the parties’ submissions, and in light of the facts and circumstances in this case,” Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange wrote in the 10-page decision for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, “the court finds that a permanent injunction should be entered in this case. Specifically, it is plaintiffs’ interests in the exclusive possession of their land which has been invaded by the presence of the pipeline and defendants’ continued use of the pipeline.
“Further, Defendants have continued to use the pipeline and although they were advised by the [Bureau of Indian Affairs] on March 23, 2010, more than five and a half years before the instant action was filed, that ‘f valid approval of a right of way for this tract is not timely secured, Enogex should be directed to move the pipeline off the subject property’ …”
Since the granting of the original 20-year easement to Producer’s Gas Company back in 1980, many of the landowners, who are primarily citizens of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Tribes, chose not to renew permission for Enable Midstream Partners, Enogex’ successor, to encroach on their private property — but the company opportuned the fact the ambivalence hasn’t been unanimous.
Court documents disclose the original parties to the easement were each paid $1,925 in compensation for the natural gas pipeline to traverse the 137-acres of land, individually, a 0.73-acre segment of their property.
But the tense relationship only unraveled from there, as Indianz.com reports,
“After the easement expired in 2000, they were offered $3,080 for another 20-year lease, according to the documents. But a majority of the allotment’s owners never agreed to the proposed amount, which they contend was far below market value.
“Despite the lack of consent, a firm named Enogex continued to operate the pipeline, which is part of a larger network of gas transmission lines in Oklahoma. The trespass continued even after the Bureau of Indian Affairs in 2010 told the company to reach an agreement or stop using the land.”
Despite that assertive demand, the BIA proceeded to accept $1,098.35 in payment for the easement from 2000 until 2002. Worse, Indianz.com notes, the BIA continued to accept payments from Enogex through 2006 — but didn’t bother consulting landowners about the arrangement.
On This Day

Every Milestone in History Selected for You

AmberAvalona
1895
The trial in the libel case brought by Oscar Wilde begins, eventually resulting in his imprisonment on charges of homosexuality.
Suspected “Unabomber” Theodore Kaczynski is captured at his cabin in Montana, United States.
Worse, at one point — and in diametric opposition to its original posturing — the BIA essentially wrested the decision from the very people whose land would be impacted by the continued presence of the pipeline.
“Despite the rejection by a majority of landowners,” the ruling states, “on June 23, 2008, the Interim Superintendent of the BIA’s Anadarko Agency approved Enogex’s application for the renewal of the right-of-way easement for twenty years.”
A complaint filed by the Indigenous landowners ultimately reversed that approval, with the BIA determining “it did not have authority to approve the right-of-way” without the interested parties’ consent — thus, on March 23, 2010, BIA gave the company notice that, if an agreement satisfactory to all involved parties could not be reached in a timely fashion, the pipeline would need to be moved.
Because a compromise never came to fruition, the court held the pipeline operator has been trespassing on private land since that date — specifically striking down arguments from the defense the Oklahoma statute of limitations for trespass had long passed, and that the consent of just five property owners somehow nullified any claims of trespass.
For a federal judge to rule the energy company must remove an operational pipeline from the property of Native American landowners is an acute contrast to the eventual approval by officials for completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline — despite a monumental, months-long upswell of hundreds of thousands standing in opposition.
With a mere six-month window to disassemble and evacuate the pipeline, the federal court is forcing Enable Midstream Partners to tuck tail and rein in its arrogant exploitation of Indigenous Peoples — at least, for now, in this specific case.
Source with thanks http://thefreethoughtproject.com/judge-orders-removal-pipeline-native/
Sincerely,
Doreen Ann Agostino
Non-negotiable autograph,
all rights reserved
http://freetobewealthy.net

Thanks to Claire and also: https://ourgreaterdestiny.wordpress.com



  

View previous topic View next topic Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum