Enbridge Energy Pipeline (MN)

State TrusteeAO 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

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


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/

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