Friday, December 01, 2006

eminent domain position (from across the Hudson)


Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2006 10:09:33 -0500
To: reysmont
Subject: eminent domain position (from across the Hudson)

a serendipitous find.....go to the APA/NJ website at & click the 6-page pdf "Position Statement on Redevelopment Planning and the Exercise of Eminent Domain"

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