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Company: Buckeye Pipe Line Company, L.P. and West Shore Pipe Line Comany
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Penalty: $8,700,000
Year: 2021
Date: December 7, 2021
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: oil spill
Violation Description: Buckeye and West Shore agreed to jointly pay a $1.5 million civil penalty and $7.2 million in natural resources damages in settlement of allegations by the State of Illinois and the United States that the companies made an unauthorised discharge of approximately 1,857 barrels of crude oil from a pipeline into a wetland adjacent to the Illinois-Michigan Canal.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Illinois
Facility County: Will
Facility City: Lockport
HQ Country of Current Parent: Australia
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: financial services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: investment advisory services
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