Kinder Morgan Pipeline Diesel Spill

State TrusteeState of California
Federal TrusteeDepartment of Commerce
AO Bureau

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Case Status



Suisun Marsh



Contaminants of Concern Include


Affected DOI Resources Include

Threatened and Endangered Species, Migratory Birds

Financial Summary

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Case Description

On 27 April 2004 an underground 14-inch diameter petroleum pipeline owned or operated by Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (KMEP) and SFPP L.P. ruptured and discharged approximately 123,774 gallons of diesel fuel (grade 2-D) into a managed marsh located within Suisun Marsh near Fairfield, California. The discharge of diesel fuel was contained within the privately owned Drake Sprig Duck Club. The Drake Sprig Duck Club includes approximately 224 acres of managed wetlands.

Credit: California Dept of Fish and Wildlife

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Case Documents

 Document TypeDocument NameDocument Date


 Consent Decree Amended Consent Decree 05/10/2007
 Consent Decree Consent Decree 05/10/2007


 Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment Kinder Morgan DARP Draft 04/05/2010
 Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment Restoration Plan 05/27/2010

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Case Contact

San Francisco Bay-Delta Fish and Wildlife

Sacramento, CA | (916) 930-5603 |

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