§5D-1-17. Transportation of gas from natural gas transportation
projects by gas utility pipelines as common carriers.
In conjunction with any natural gas transportation project,
and for any other purpose in order to effectuate the policies and
intent of this article, the authority may petition the public
service commission, pursuant to section three-a, article three,
chapter twenty-four of this code, to authorize and require the
transportation of natural gas for the authority or for any end-user
or other person doing business with the authority, by intrastate
pipelines with unused or excess capacity not needed to meet its
contractual obligations, by interstate pipelines with unused or
excess capacity not needed to meet interstate commerce demands, or
by local distribution companies.