Enbridge To Pay Up To $60M Over Chicago Oil Spill

Law360, New York (September 23, 2010, 3:40 PM EDT) -- A subsidiary of Canadian oil company Enbridge Inc. is set to shell out between $40 million and $60 million in cleanup costs related to an oil spill from its pipeline in a Chicago suburb earlier this month.

Enbridge Energy Partners LP revealed the total Wednesday in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, saying the estimate did not include any potential fines or penalties related to the Sept. 9 leak in Romeoville, Ill.

According to the filing, the charges include the emergency response, environmental...
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