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Oil Pipeline
7:00 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Tesoro Sues County

The Tesoro Pipeline Company has filed a federal lawsuit against Summit County, seeking to nullify the ordinances the county passed in June, attempting to regulate pipeline construction.

The lawsuit filed this week claims the county's new laws intend to impede or prevent Tesoro's proposed pipeline, and it says the ordinances are preempted by federal regulations. Rick Brough has more.

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Oil Pipeline
5:40 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Oil Spill Doesn't Dissuade County From Tightening Ordinances

Thursday's tanker truck accident in Parley's Canyon, which led to the spill of up to 4,000 gallons of oil, drew attention again to the problems of transporting oil from the Uintah Basin to Salt Lake.
The Tesoro Company is proposing a pipeline as an alternative. But as County Council member Claudia McMullin noted, the county is trying to come up with a stronger ordinance to govern the pipeline construction. Rick Brough has more.

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