Environmental Protection

Pipeline Executive Orders – Boom or Something Else?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I’ve been wondering about the impact of the recent Trump Executive Order and Memoranda on pipelines. At first blush you might think that these executive orders mark the beginning of a boom for pipeline operators. However Trump’s initial executive orders specifically addressed the Keystone XL and the Dakota Access pipelines to expedite regulatory approvals. Executive […]

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United States, Enbridge Reach $177 Million Settlement After 2010 Oil Spills in Michigan and Illinois

A cleanup worker watches the absorbent booms collecting oil from the Kalamazoo river after an oil  pipeline, owned by Enbridge Energy Partners, leaked an estimated 820,000 gallons of oil into the Kalamazoo river in Western Michigan, near Marshall July 31, 2010.   REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File Photo Settlement Requires Action to Prevent Future Spills The Department of Justice

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