Dominion is filing lawsuits against 47 landowners in both Augusta and Nelson County for not allowing them access to their properties. The Littles of Western Augusta County, Virginia are just one family of five opposed to the pipeline entering their property and they have lawsuits pending in federal court to challenge the constitutionality of the law. Little said a representative of Dominion Transmission came to survey the property and she refused.
He threatened court and I said, fine, we’ll be happy to see you there.
Retired Air Force Colonel Charlotte Rea who owns nearly 30 acres near Afton, Virginia:
For any property owner, it’s hard to separate environmental issues from property-rights issues — your property is your environment.