Bell Seeks Transparency in Eminent Domain

If Dominion gets the permit needed to build a $5 billion natural gas pipeline, Virginia citizens should have access to the information the company gathers when it takes private land through forced sales, a local lawmaker said.

Del. Richard P. "Dickie" Bell, R-Staunton, has a bill before the General Assembly that would make utilities that can use eminent domain subject to the state's public information laws under the Freedom of Information Act.

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