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Ohio Property Owners Sue to Stop 250-Mile Pipeline

May 16, 2017, 8:48 PM

More than 60 property owners are suing a gas company and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to halt construction of a 250-mile natural gas pipeline across Ohio and Michigan.

A group of 64 Ohioans called on the court to prohibit FERC from issuing Nexus Gas Transmission a certificate to construct the line and vacate the final environmental impact survey they claim does not take into account the damage that could befall their properties, the complaint filed May 12 said.

The lawsuit may further delay the project past its late 2017 targeted entry-into-service date. The Nexus pipeline, along with many ...