This casenote examines the tension between a local authority's attempt to exercise its right of eminent domain and the private property owners resisting the action in the context of a Nantucket County, Massachusetts case in which the county commissioners sought to take land in order to preserve public access to the beach.
Recommended CitationJohn Tenaglia, Chandler v. County Commissioners of Nantucket County: Why the Massachusetts Statute Authorizing Takings by Eminent Domain for Highway Purposes Should Not Serve as a Mechanism for Conservation, 21 Pace Envtl. L. Rev. 219 (2004)
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