Manfredo, Robert F.
May 2008
Albany Law Review;2008, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p673
Academic Journal
The article examines the proposed high-voltage transmission line to be constructed by the New York Regional Interconnect Inc. (NYRI) and takes the position that the concept of public use has grown too broad and requires a limitation based on the inherent nature of the public use doctrine. Legislative disapproval of the project and the property and health implications associated with it imply that a public benefit will not come out of the project. Therefore, NYRI should be barred from condemning land by using the state's eminent domain law.


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