Paul Seamans is a member of Dakota Rural Action, a group that opposes the project.
The pipeline, which would go from Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast, would cut through his
says TransCanada came knocking on his
door 6-and-a-half years ago.
felt their proposal to use his
land was more like a threat.
said, "If you don't sign, we have the power of eminent domain and we can condemn you so I've just never liked bullies and I feel that TransCanada has been bullying me and that's one of the main reasons I'm passionate about this."
and other nearby landowners have been protesting the project ever since.
They say they will continue to do so when the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission
decides whether to grant Transcanada a permit next year.
said, "Rural Action will be heavily involved in that process."