Fauquier property rights issue aired in Richmond

The Richmond Times-Dispatch covered the latest chapter in Martha Boneta's story:

A long-running battle involving property rights versus the right to monitor protected land erupted in Richmond on Thursday.

Martha Boneta, owner of the scenic and historic 64-acre Liberty Farm in Fauquier County, says the Piedmont Environmental Council, a conservation group, is abusing her rights in the way it oversees development restrictions on her property.

Boneta took her complaints Thursday before the board of the Virginia Outdoors Foundation, a state agency that works with landowners to create land-protection pacts.

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