Rayburn Enters Fight Over Transmission Project

Law360, New York (October 28, 2010, 7:05 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has let Rayburn Country Electric Cooperative Inc. intervene in a lawsuit alleging the U.S. government rubber-stamped the company’s plan for a 10-mile transmission line in Texas without pausing to consider the environmental impacts.

On Wednesday, Judge John McBryde of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas cast aside objections from six plaintiffs, owners of property in the path of the planned transmission project, and let Rayburn join the fray, provided the power company immediately halt its condemnation and eminent domain...
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