Enbridge Energy restarted ruptured oil pipeline twice during 2010 spill

May 31, 2012 at 7:00 pm in The Dickinson Press

A ruptured pipeline near Michigan’s Kalamazoo River leaked oil for more than 17 hours, even as 16 high-priority alarms sounded in the operator’s control room in Canada. Control room workers restarted the pipeline twice during that period and were preparing for a third restart when they learned from an outside party about the massive spill in 2010. Continue Reading