Kinder Morgan Sued Over Clean-Up Scheduling

Law360, New York (August 20, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The City of San Diego has sued pipeline giant Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP for allegedly taking too long to deal with a terminal facility spill that contaminated groundwater because it suspects the company will not meet its 2013 clean-up deadline.

City attorney Mike Aguirre filed the rhetorically charged complaint Tuesday on behalf of the people of California.

Kinder Morgan inherited responsibility for the fuel plume when in 1998 it acquired Santa Fe Pipeline Partners LP, which owned the Mission Valley Terminal near San Diego's Qualcomm...
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