Kan. Authorities Sue Pipeline Over Ammonia Leak

Law360, New York (October 27, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Kansas environmental authorities have filed a civil claim against Magellan Ammonia Pipeline LP and two subsidiaries of Enterprise Products Partners LP to recover damages associated with a 2004 anhydrous ammonia spill near Kingman, Kan.

The state's Department of Health and Environment filed the suit Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas against Magellan, which owns the pipeline, and two Enterprise subsidiaries that operated it during the rupture, Enterprise Operating Products LLC and Mid-America Pipeline LLC.

A consent decree is expected to be...
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