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Mon Aug 6, 2012, 07:54 PM

Enbridge gets approval to reopen U.S. pipeline (2 years after Wisc. oil spill)

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Source: CBC

Enbridge Inc. has received U.S. government approval to restart a pipeline that was shut down in 2010 after leaking more than 1,200 barrels of crude oil on a Wisconsin field.

The Calgary-based energy distribution giant said Monday it had received approval from the Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to restart Line 14 on Tuesday. The 750-kilometre segment is part of Enbridge's 3,000-kilometre Lakehead Pipeline system, which transports hazardous liquid to Chicago from North Dakota with an extension to Buffalo, N.Y.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2012/08/06/enbridge-pipeline-restart.html

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