Property Values and Tax Revenue
A farmer’s land is their 401K. Eminent Domain can take that away.
“When you’re out in the country and you’re selling property, what you’re selling is the open space and the bucolic views and the history,” Sheedy said. “Running power lines through an area like this is just devastating.” Read more here.
Utilities & Proximity: A systematic approach to measuring the impact of electric transmission line easements on residential properties.
The Superintendent of Buchanan Schools in Missouri gives a breakdown of the real effects of utility lines on school budgets.