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Evicting pipe

NEW ORLEANS — A federal court in Louisiana denied remand to a private landowner who seeks to evict a natural gas pipeline company and remove its pipes after a 20-year lease agreement expired. The landowner unsuccessfully argued that, because the tenant’s annual rent was only $2,500, it would take 30 years of nonpayment of rent to reach the $75,000 minimum for federal jurisdiction. Pipe removal alone would be cost at least $75,000.

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