New York Consolidated Laws, Environmental Conservation Law - ENV § 15-1731. Eminent domain; transmission lines
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Any corporation authorized to do business in this state and engaged in the production, sale and distribution of heat, light or power to the public may exercise the right of eminent domain pursuant to the provisions of the eminent domain procedure law to acquire property necessary for the construction of transmission lines for such heat, light and power, when necessary for such sale and distribution to the public. If the corporation is a licensee under title 17 of this article it may apply to, and in a proper case receive from, the Public Service Commission a certificate of convenience and necessity for any property so required in the manner and with like effect as provided in paragraph c of subdivision 4 of section 15-1729. The court in such proceedings of condemnation may prescribe any reasonable limitations, restrictions or regulations for the construction and operation of such lines so as to protect life and prevent unnecessary injury to property.
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