US appeals court dismisses suit against Arkansas pipeline
May 12, 2017
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that dismissed and decertified a class-action lawsuit against oil giant Exxon Mobil.
The lawsuit was filed by four property owners in central Arkansas after the 2013 rupture of the Pegasus pipeline. The rupture spilled tens of thousands of gallons of crude oil into drainage ditches and a cove of Lake Conway, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (http://bit.ly/2qAqPki ) reported.
The lawsuit sought to recover damages resulting from what the property owners argued was the company's breach of contract and diminished property value...