Oil Company Announces $177M Settlement In Connection With 2010 Spills

 Friday, July 22, 2016

 Canadian Underwriter

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have announced a US$177 million settlement with Enbridge Energy Limited Partnership and several related Enbridge companies to resolve claims stemming from its 2010 oil spills in Marshall, Mich., and Romeoville, Ill. The Canadian oil company has agreed to spend at least US$110 million on a series of measures to prevent spills and improve operations across nearly 2,000 miles of its pipeline system in the Great Lakes region, the DOJ said in a press release on Wednesday.
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