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 EMS Agencies Seek $20M In State Funding To Address Staff Shortage
Enbridge says approximately 20,000 barrels of oil spilled into the Kalamazoo River system, near Marshall, from a ruptured line in 2010.READ MORE: Warren City Council Approves Redevelopment Of Old GM Plant
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: DWSD Working To Repair Dozens Of Water Main Breaks
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