5th Cir. Upholds Fed. Preemption of State Condemnation

Fortnightly Magazine - May 15 1995
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has denied a petition for rehearing filed by the City of Morgan City, LA, contesting the ability of the Rural Utilities Service (RUS), formerly the Rural Electrification Administration (REA), to interfere in the city's condemnation of the service territory of a rural electric cooperative (Case No. 93-4295). Last September, the RUS (em alleging potential harm to its loan programs (em won a fight at the same court to prevent Morgan City from condemning assets owned by South Louisiana Electric Cooperative Association (SLECA).

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In its petition for rehearing, Morgan City argued that the September ruling was inconsistent with the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Arkansas Electric

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