(c) The establishment, maintenance, and operation of safe, adequate, and
necessary metropolitan facilities, the creation of the Authority having
powers necessary or desirable for the establishment, maintenance, and
operation of the metropolitan facilities beneficial to the territory of the
Authority, and the powers and the corporate purposes and functions of the
Authority are public and governmental in nature and essential to the public
interest in the territory of the Authority.
(Source: P.A. 87-622.)