Enbridge Energy Pipeline (MN)

Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota (Six component reservations: Bois Forte Band (Nett Lake); Fond du Lac Band; Grand Portage Band; Leech Lake Band; Mille Lacs Band; White Earth Band)
State TrusteeState of Minnesota
AO Bureau

Also Known As

None

Incident Type

Oil

State

Minnesota

Case Status

Restoration

Location

Blackwater Creek

Authority

OPA

Contaminants of Concern Include

Oil

Affected DOI Resources Include

Migratory Birds

Financial Summary

Restoration Funds Collected:

$12,200.00

*Restoration Funds Allocated:

$6,000.00

*Restoration Funds Remaining:

$6,582.04

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Case Description

On July 4, 2002, approximately 6,000 barrels of crude oil from a 34-inch subsurface pipeline owned by Enbridge, was released into a peat wetland complex that is within the watershed of Blackwater Creek, a tributary to the Mississippi River, near Cohasset, Minnesota.

Credit: FWS


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Case Documents


 Document TypeDocument NameDocument Date

Settlement

 Consent Decree Consent Decree 01/13/2009

Restoration

 Restoration Monitoring Report 2014 Interim Restoration Progess Report 10/29/2014

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Case Contact

Twin Cities Ecological Services Field Office

Bloomington, MN | (612) 725-3548 | http://www.fws.gov/midwest/twincities/

Case Trustees

AO Bureau
State TrusteeState of Minnesota
Tribe TrusteeMinnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota (Six component reservations: Bois Forte Band (Nett Lake); Fond du Lac Band; Grand Portage Band; Leech Lake Band; Mille Lacs Band; White Earth Band)

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