Pennsylvania law allows public utility corporations to use eminent domain power when the proposed use is “for the public”.
The proposed route of the Transcource proposed electrical transmission has been determined. Transcource is now expected to attempt to purchase easements.
The Transcourse Energy plan for a high voltage power line in York County is reported to progress to a final route proposal to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission by November 15, 2017.
In January 2016 Mike Faherty spoke to a group of Cumberland County property owners threatened by eminent domain for a proposed new 69-kilovolt transmission line.