Kinder Morgan Gets CWA Pipeline Spill Allegations Tossed

Law360, New York (April 20, 2017, 8:08 PM EDT) -- A South Carolina federal judge on Thursday dismissed a suit against a Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP subsidiary involving a spill of hundreds of thousands of gallons of petroleum products on private property, deciding there wasn’t sufficient evidence to sustain environmental groups’ Clean Water Act claims.

U.S. District Judge Henry M. Herlong said the suit brought by Upstate Forever and Savannah Riverkeeper did not properly substantiate claims that Kinder Morgan and its subsidiary Plantation Pipe Line Co. Inc. discharged pollution from a "point source" without a...
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