Ottinger v. Brooklyn Union Gas Co.
272 U.S. 579 (1926)

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Ottinger v. Brooklyn Union Gas Co., 272 U.S. 579 (1926)

Ottinger v. Brooklyn Union Gas Company

Nos. 358, 365

Argued October 18, 19, 1926

Decided November 29, 1926

272 U.S. 579

Syllabus

An Act of New York, c. 899, (1923), prescribing a gas rate of one dollar per thousand feet, held confiscatory. P. 272 U. S. 581.

7 F.2d 19, id. 628, modified and affirmed.

Page 272 U. S. 580

Appeals from decrees of the district court enjoining enforcement of a New York rate-fixing statute in suits by the Brooklyn Union Gas Company and the Kings County Lighting Company against the Attorney General of the State and the New York Public Service Commission.

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