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Enbridge, U.S. reach $177-Million Settlement Over Midwest Oil Spills

Federal officials announced the U.S. government has reached a settlement with Enbridge Energy and several related companies, requiring the oil pipeline operators to invest $177 million in pipeline improvements and pay federal pollution fines stemming from its 2010 oil spills in Marshall, Michigan and Romeoville, Ill. According to joint releases from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Enbridge will spend at least $110 million on a series of measures to prevent oil spills and improve its operations affecting about 2,000 miles of its pipeline system in the Great Lakes region. The company will also ... Read More