Utilities Need PUC Approval To Seek Condemnation: Pa. Court

Law360, Philadelphia (May 8, 2013, 5:26 PM EDT) -- Utilities initiating legal action to have properties condemned for the purposes of renewing easements and rights-of-way must first have any potential new projects approved by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday.

In a precedential decision, a Commonwealth Court panel ruled that PPL Electric Utilities Corp. needed to seek PUC approval before it could proceed with a condemnation action seeking a perpetual easement and right-of-way for an existing power line crossing over land owned by WMPI Land Corp. in Schuylkill County....
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