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South Portland Challenges Pipeline Company's Lawsuit

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - The city of South Portland has launched a legal salvo against a pipeline company's efforts to challenge a ban on the export of crude oil from the city's harbor.

The city is seeking to have a lawsuit filed the Portland Pipe Line Corporation - or PPL - dismissed. That suit challenges a city ordinance involving the South Portland to Montreal pipeline.

Tom Porter speaks with Nora Flaherty about the legal battle.