Pipeline company must pay lawyers in Bayou Bridge trespass

May 17, 2021
Associated Press

...Justice William J. Crain disagreed with the majority opinion that attorneys in this case are due such fees from Bayou Bridge Pipeline LLC, a joint venture of Energy Transfer, which also owns the Dakota Access Pipeline, and Phillips 66.

“We do not comment on legal proceedings,” Energy Transfer spokeswoman Alexis Daniel said in an email on Friday.

The ruling sends the case back to district court to set the amount of fees and costs.

Those will total more than $100,000, said Bill Quigley of New Orleans, who worked with the Center for Constitutional Rights to represent Theda Larson Wright, Peter Aaslestad and his sister, Katherine Aaslestad. ...

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May 19, 2021