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Pipeline Ownership

A federal judge found that the Department of Interior erred in assigning 12 rights-of-way to a pipeline operator rather than its business partner, making it liable for the costly enterprise of maintaining the pipelines. The pipeline operator is entitled to an opportunity to be heard before the department makes its decision about the firm's property rights and obligations.

HOUSTON — A federal judge found that the Department of Interior erred in assigning 12 rights-of-way to a pipeline operator rather than its business partner, making it liable for the costly enterprise of maintaining the pipelines. The pipeline operator is entitled to an opportunity to be heard before the department makes its decision about the firm's property rights and obligations.

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