Testimony continues in the Bayou Bridge eminent domain lawsuit
In St. Martin Parish, testimony in the 16th Judicial District Court continues in the Bayou Bridge eminent domain lawsuit.
A spokesperson for Energy Transfer Partners, the company behind the pipeline, acknowledge in a pre-trial on November 16, 2018, that the company did not gain 100 percent ownership of the land before excavating and building on it.
Now, ETP has to prove that the Bayou Bridge Pipeline will both be a benefit and necessity for the public of Louisiana.
The Center For Constitutional Rights is representing three private landowners who say the pipeline did not get their permission befor seizing the land.