Traverse City Record-Eagle

October 4, 2012

EPA: More cleanup needed in '10 oil spill

FROM WIRE REPORTS
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MARSHALL — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday told Enbridge Inc. that the pipeline company's massive 2010 oil spill in the Kalamazoo River system requires more cleanup work.

The Calgary, Alberta-based company owns a 30-inch pipeline from Griffith, Ind., to Sarnia, Ontario. It burst near Marshall, in July 2010, spewing oil into a Kalamazoo River tributary.

EPA says crews removed 1.1 million gallons of oil and 200,000 cubic yards of oil-contaminated sediment and debris.

The agency says it informed Enbridge more work is need upstream from the Ceresco and Battle Creek dams and Morrow Lake.