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Friday, July 30, 2010

Enbridge cited for problems in U.S.

CBC News - World - Enbridge cited for problems in U.S.

CBC News is reporting:
  • Enbridge Inc. and its affiliates have been cited for 30 enforcement actions since 2002 by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration;
  • The PHMSA sent a warning letter to Enbridge in January about suspected violations in its corrosion monitoring program (corrosion in the pipeline appears to be the cause of the rupture and spill in Michigan);
  • The US EPA estimates 3.8 million litres have spilled into the Kalamazoo River system, while Enbridge says it is 3.1 million litres;
  • Enbridge spilled almost 71,900 litres of oil into the Nemadji River in Wisconsin in 2003;
  • Enbridge spilled 200,000 gallons of oil in northern Wisconsin in 2007 (in two separate spills).
Click on the link above to read the article.