MARSHALL, Mich. (AP) – A pipeline company says it expects $62 million in fines and penalties related to a Michigan oil spill.
In a filing Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Enbridge says $55 million represents penalties under federal water law. The Alberta-based company says no final fine or penalty has been ordered yet as negotiations continue with the U.S. government.READ MORE: Michigan Reports 6,079 New COVID-19 Cases, 81 Deaths
Enbridge says approximately 20,000 barrels of oil spilled into the Kalamazoo River system, near Marshall, from a ruptured line in 2010.READ MORE: Over 150 Chaldean Doctors In Michigan, Pleads With Community To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19
Enbridge says total costs from the disaster are pegged at $1.2 billion. The company says a majority of costs are covered by insurance.MORE NEWS: Michigan Plans 1st U.S. Charging Road For Electric Vehicles
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