Govt. Sues Enbridge Energy Over 2002 Oil Spill

Law360, New York (October 31, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. government has filed a suit against Enbridge Energy over a 2002 pipeline burst that spilled more than 250,000 gallons of crude oil into a wetland area in north-central Minnesota, although both parties have filed a consent decree that outlines a proposed settlement over the spill.

The U.S. attorney general and the state of Minnesota, acting at the request of the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, filed a complaint Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District...
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