EPA Orders Enbridge To Intensify Mich. Oil Spill Cleanup

Law360, New York (October 4, 2012, 12:15 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday instructed Canadian oil company Enbridge Inc. to intensify its cleanup of a July 2010 pipeline rupture that spilled more than 1 million gallons of tar sands oil into Michigan's Kalamazoo River.

The EPA issued a proposed order laying out the work it says Enbridge must perform to properly address the environmental damage in the river, including the installation of containment devices and equipment to stop the migration of submerged oil.

The order comes a few weeks after Enbridge told...
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