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Enbridge Energy restarted ruptured oil pipeline twice during 2010 spill

Published 06/01/2012, The Dickinson Press

A ruptured pipeline near Michigan’s Kalamazoo River leaked oil for more than 17 hours, even as 16 high-priority alarms sounded in the operator’s control room in Canada. Control room workers restarted the pipeline twice during that period — and were preparing for a third restart — when they learned from an outside party about the massive spill in 2010.

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