Enbridge Diverts Pipeline Rebuild From Mich. Town

Law360, New York (September 30, 2013, 5:38 PM EDT) -- Enbridge Energy Partners LP got approval from Michigan's Public Service Commission for an alternative plan to rebuild a section of its $6 billion pipeline last week, after Marysville residents pressed the company to build it farther away from their homes.

The aging pipeline runs through Michigan and Indiana and dates back to the 1960s. In 2010, it sprang a leak that dumped 843,444 gallons of oil into the Kalamazoo River, costing Enbridge $725 million in cleanup so far.

Enbridge said that the $1.6 billion reconstruction will...
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