Enbridge to Pay $1.8M in Pipeline Inspection Dispute

The Detroit News, May 23, 2018

Enbridge Energy has been ordered to pay more than $1.86 million for alleged delays last year in pipeline inspections, including parts of the Line 5 pipeline in Michigan. The fine stems from six 2017 inspections that the federal government said did not occur in the timeframe agreed on in a 2016 consent settlement between the Obama administration and the Alberta-based energy company after one of its lines leaked 800,000 gallons of oil near Marshall in 2010. The accident was the largest inland oil spill in U.S. history and Enbridge spent four years and more than $1 billion to clean it up.

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