Supreme Court Hears N.J.-Del. Dispute Over BP Site

Law360, New York (November 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- New Jersey and Delaware locked horns over a 100-year-old boundary pact and a proposal by a BP subsidiary to build a liquefied natural gas plant with arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the border dispute without Justice Stephen Breyer, who owns BP stock and recused himself, making possible a deadlock in the case.

Delaware refused in July 2005 to grant permits to BP unit Crown Landing LLC to build the $500 million LNG facility in disputed territory...
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