Olympic Pipe Line Co. v. Seattle, City of

ELR Citation: ELR 20033
No(s). 04-35307 (9th Cir. Feb 8, 2006)

The court holds that the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002 preempts a city's regulatory efforts to provide safety oversight of a hazardous liquid pipeline within city boundaries. After a section of a hazardous liquid pipeline exploded in Seattle, Washington, the city refused to renew the pipel...

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