Enbridge Fined After Failing Pipeline Inspection

Law360, New York (September 14, 2012, 8:06 PM EDT) -- Pipeline safety regulators proposed $68,000 in fines against Enbridge Inc. on Friday for failing an inspection of a crude oil pipeline in Ohio — a slap on the wrist that comes as the company has faced intense scrutiny for a series of recent pipeline accidents.

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration sent Enbridge a proposed compliance order hitting the company with a a $39,000 penalty for failing to monitor overpressure safety mechanisms and a $29,600 penalty for failing to inspect corrosion on a 16-inch pipe...
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