Limestone Co. Sues To Block $300M Gas Pipeline On Its Land

Law360, New York (August 14, 2013, 10:10 PM EDT) -- A limestone extraction company filed suit in Pennsylvania federal court Monday to block the construction of a $300 million natural gas pipeline through its land, which it said would destroy mineral deposits worth millions.

Essroc Cement Corp. of Bessemer, Pa., filed a suit requesting injunctive relief and declaratory judgment against NiSource Corporate Services Co. and Hilcorp Energy Co. According to the complaint, Essroc is seeking to protect the subsurface rights it holds on a 1,700-acre plot that houses its cement plant, plus an additional 2,000 acres throughout Pennsylvania’s...
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