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Enbridge To Pay Wis. $1M Over Pipeline Project

Law360 (January 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Enbridge Energy LP has agreed to pay the state of Wisconsin $1.1 million to settle claims that the company violated state laws governing waterway and wetlands protection during its construction of two 321-mile-long oil pipelines across the state in 2007 and 2008.

The state sued Enbridge in December over a number of alleged violations related to flooding and erosion while the company built the Wisconsin portion of a $2 billion project to extend pipelines carrying crude oil from Canada to Illinois refineries.

"While some of the...
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