§5D-1-12. Maintenance, operation and repair of projects.
Each electric power project, each natural gas transmission
project or other energy project owned and operated by the
authority, when constructed and placed in operation, shall be
maintained and kept in good condition and repair by the authority.
Each such project owned and operated by the authority shall be
operated by such operating employees as the authority employs or
pursuant to a contract or lease with a governmental agency or
person. All public or private property damaged or destroyed in
carrying out the provisions of this article and in the exercise of
the powers granted hereunder with regard to any project shall be
restored or repaired and placed in its original condition, as
nearly as practicable, or adequate compensation made therefor out
of funds provided in accordance with the provisions of this