Re: POLI/ECON: 19thC soot and takings

Michael Lorrey (
Thu, 02 Jan 1997 10:51:28 -0500

The Low Willow wrote:
> On Jan 1, 9:14pm, Michael Lorrey wrote:
> } onto their crops, and some sued, claiming an unconstitutional "taking".
> } The court at that time ruled that while the pollution damage WAS a
> } taking, the positive economic benefits of industrialization outweighed
> } the damage incurred.
> Do you have a source?

i read it in one of the Libertarian books available through the LP.
Can't remember the name though.


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