Alaska Blasts Pipeline Owners' Claims In $786M FERC Row

Law360, New York (April 13, 2012, 8:18 PM EDT) -- The state of Alaska and trial staff for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday rebuked owners of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline for claiming their rights of due process were violated in agency proceedings over a $786 million dispute involving ratepayers costs.

In judge-ordered briefs on burden of proof issues, the state, FERC trial staff and counsel for the ratepayers blasted the pipeline owners for asking to present additional evidence in a more than two-year-old proceeding that was set to get tied up shortly. But the pipeline's...
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