Louisiana landowners sue Bayou Bridge pipeline for trespassing and damage

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/nov/14/louisiana-landowners-sue-bayou-bridge-pipeline-for-trespassing-damage

Latest legal skirmish in a long battle between activists and the company building the pipeline, which is also behind Keystone XL

Landowners in Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin have filed suit against the company building the controversial Bayou Bridge pipeline for trespassing and property damage, claiming that it did not obtain legal authority before running stretches of the nearly completed pipeline through their property.

It’s the latest legal skirmish in a long battle between Louisiana activists and Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), which is also behind the the more well-known Dakota Access pipeline, and one that advocates hope might shutter the nearly completed 160-mile stretch of pipe before it goes live.

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Original Title: Louisiana landowners sue Bayou Bridge pipeline for trespassing and damage
Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/nov/14/louisiana-landowners-sue-bayou-bridge-pipeline-for-trespassing-damage