Ottinger v. Brooklyn Union Gas Co.Annotate this Case
272 U.S. 579 (1926)
U.S. Supreme Court
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
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.
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.