Enbridge’s Kalamazoo Spill Saga Ends in $177 Million Settlement


The pipeline company responsible for the massive spill near Marshall, Mich., agrees to deal with the Department of Justice and EPA for fines, safety improvements. By David Hasemyer The Canadian pipeline company Enbridge has been fined $61 million as part of an overall $177 million settlement for a massive 2010 oil spill into Michigan’s Kalamazoo River. The spill required years and nearly a billion dollars to clean up and highlighted the hazard of pumping heavy tar sands oil through pipelines. See Also: Enbridge Now Expects $55 Million Fine for Michigan Oil Spill The Dilbit Disaster: Inside The Biggest Oil Spill You’ve Never Heard Of, Part 1 Keystone I Leak Raises More Doubts About Pipeline Safety read more


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