Civil Procedure Keyed to Subrin
United States v. Northern Indiana Public Service Co
Council is an environmental organization interested in saving the Indiana Dunes. In August of 1978, Plaintiff filed a notice of condemnation against Defendant to leave an area containing the dunes. On April 4, 1982, the council moved to intervene. The first mention of a potential settlement occurred on January 12, 1982, and the parties entered a motion to dismiss on September 7, 1983. Defendant argued that the motion to intervene should be denied because it was untimely and that Council had no interest relating to the property. Council contends that their response was timely and that, as an environmental organization, they have an interest in protecting the dunes.
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