Surveyors congregate near Little and Teel creeks on the property of Carolyn and Ian Reilly and David and Betty Werner on Thursday.
The property owners had successfully rebuffed pipeline surveyors on four other occasions, dating back to May 2016.
“We’re really neutral because the law is a little confusing.
The roughly three-hour drama that unfolded that morning has played out many times and in many places in recent years.
The cast for these dramas has featured a subset of regional landowners along the proposed course of the 42-inch diameter, high-pressure natural gas pipeline.
Franklin County property owner Carolyn Reilly and her father and co-owner, David Werner, speak with Franklin County sheriff’s Lt.
Erik Mollin regarding surveyors on their property on Thursday.