Mid-America Pipeline To Pay $1M In EPA Spill Settlement

Law360, New York (May 29, 2012, 8:00 PM EDT) -- Mid-America Pipeline Co. LLC and Enterprise Products Operating LLC on Tuesday agreed to pay more than $1 million in civil penalties to settle violations of the federal Clean Water Act related to three natural gasoline pipeline spills in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska.

In a consent decree filed in Nebraska federal court, the companies also agreed to spend at least $200,000 to identify and prevent external threats to the pipeline involved in the spills and to undertake other measures to improve their reporting of spills.

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Case Title

United States of America v. Mid-America Pipeline et al


Case Number

8:12-cv-00190

Court

Nebraska

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

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John M. Gerrard

Date Filed

May 29, 2012

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