Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Enbridge Energy LP
Current Parent Company: 
Enbridge
Penalty: 
$75,000,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
May 13, 2015
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Enbridge agreed to pay $75 million, plus additional cost for cleanup, in settlement of allegations its pipeline spilled 800,000 gallons of oil into Talmadge Creek and the Kalamazoo River.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Michigan Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Michigan
HQ Country of Parent: 
Canada
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pipelines
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pipelines
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Parent company note: 
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