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Company: West Shore Pipe Line Co.
Penalty: $4,350,000
Year: 2021
Date: October 13, 2021
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: West Shore Pipe Line Co. (the owner) and Buckeye Pipe Line (the operator) agreed to pay a $1.5 million civil penalty under the Clean Water Act and $7.2 million in damages and mitigation to resolve federal and state Oil Pollution Act and Clean Water Act claims arising from a 2010 pipeline spill of over 1,800 barrels of oil into a globally rare dolomite wetland from a pipeline near Lockport, Illinois. The announcement did not indicate how much each company would pay. Here we assume the total was divided evenly between them.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Illinois
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