Extra than 100 residence entrepreneurs in the vicinity of the long term Ecusta Trail have joined or program to sign up for lawsuits in opposition to the federal govt in hopes they will be compensated for land taken for the path. 

The lawsuits are only versus the federal govt and not local corporations or governments.

Getting lawful action is the only way landowners could possibly be compensated for the decline of property as the path is constructed, due to a challenging eminent domain procedure that has frustrated numerous.  

Litigation also does not request to halt the planned 19.1-mile rail-trail concerning Hendersonville and Brevard, envisioned as a multi-use walking, climbing and biking greenway together the railway corridor.

Payment statements are submitted in Washington, D.C. with the U.S. Court of Federal Statements on behalf of individuals whose residence is received by the federal governing administration pursuant to the Countrywide Trails System Act, which authorizes abandoned railroad strains to be transformed to general public parks.