Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Mid-America Pipeline Company LLC and Enterprise Products Operating LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Mid-America Pipeline
Penalty: 
$1,242,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
May 29, 2012
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Mid-America Pipeline Company LLC (MAPCO), and Enterprise Products Operating LLC, of Houston, agreed to pay a civil penalty of more than $1 million to the United States to settle violations of the federal Clean Water Act related to three natural gasoline pipeline spills in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska. The companies also agreed to undertake various measures aimed at reducing external threats to their pipeline, enhance their reporting of spills, and spend at least $200,000 to identify and prevent external threats to the pipeline involved in the spills.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Oklahoma
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
pipelines
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pipelines
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Parent company note: 
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