49-41B-42. Carbon dioxide pipeline--Facility operator--Drain tile repair.

An operator of a pipeline facility carrying carbon dioxide is liable for repairs of drain tile, which was installed prior to the installation of the pipeline facility, where the installation, construction, operation, maintenance, or repair of the pipeline facility is the proximate cause of the damage to the drain tile. The operator’s liability pursuant to this section shall:

(1)    Continue for the life of the pipeline facility;

(2)    Cover full replacement costs including without limitation material, labor, and equipment; and

(3)    Include the reclamation and restoration of topsoil as part of any drain tile repair.

Source: SL 2024, ch 189, § 9 (subject to 2024 referendum).