Watershed pipeline to stay, papers show

Exxon Mobil plans to fix, rebury it, water utility officials’ notes indicate

Posted: December 5, 2013 at 5:03 a.m.

U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin (left) and Central Arkansas Water watershed protection manager John Tynan examine a section of exposed Pegasus pipeline in November in the Lake Maumelle watershed that has been partially covered with a rock protectant held on with duct tape.

Exxon Mobil has no plans to abandon the segment of its aging Pegasus pipeline that runs through the Lake Maumelle watershed, and intends to do repairs on that section, according to a Central Arkansas Water spokesman and documents obtained Wednesday.

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