EPA Sues Pipeline Co. Over Jet Fuel Spill

Law360, New York (October 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking a fine of as much as $28 million against a pipeline company responsible for a 2007 jet fuel spill in Texas.

The agency filed a lawsuit against Explorer Pipeline Co. on Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. It accuses the company of violations of the Clean Water Act related to the spill, which caused 6,568 barrels, or 275,856 gallons, of jet fuel to flow into Turkey Creek in Huntsville, Texas.

According to the...
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