Witmer quoted about value of helping landowners understand challenges in natural gas pipeline development

Witmer quoted about value of helping landowners understand challenges in natural gas pipeline development
New Pa. Task Force Heralds Emerging Pipeline Fight
May 29, 2015
Dan Packel
Law360

Elizabeth U. Witmer, a partner and vice chair of Saul Ewing’s Real Estate, Environmental and Energy Practice, is quoted in this article about how focusing on concerns such as safety and access can help neutralize differences between the natural gas industry and environmentalists about pipeline development.

In the article, Elizabeth said that "While we do happen to have power of eminent domain for interstate pipelines, we rarely have to use that power. For … the vast majority of landowners, once we explain the issues, once we can make them understand, we can work with them on a business level."

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