Pitcher Can’t Block Pipeline With Phantom Ocelots, Cos. Say

Law360, New York (November 9, 2012, 2:33 PM EST) -- Two oil and gas pipeline companies that are building a line through Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett’s deer hunting ranch said Thursday they have received all the necessary approvals and that the ocelots Beckett claims will be harmed don’t exist.

Beckett Ventures Inc. and Hall of Fame Land Ventures LP, the companies that own the Herradura Ranch in south Texas, sued Eagle Ford Midstream LP and NET Midstream LLC in October, alleging they violated the federal Endangered Species Act by harassing, harming, pursuing, wounding or...
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