RT ECP: Pipeline

November 9, 2023

Chevron agrees to pay county $1.25M for cleanup of Talbert Channel oil leak

Source: https://www.latimes.com/, November 8, 2023 By: Sara Cardine Chevron will pay Orange County $1.25 million for removing gallons of oil that leaked from a ruptured pipeline into the Talbert Channel in Huntington Beach last year, according to a settlement agreement reached Tuesday. A contractor crew working for the county’s Department of Public Works was enhancing […]

October 19, 2023

Environmental cleanup continues but no immediate threat remains from gas pipeline leak

Source: https://www.thedailyreporter.com/, October 18, 2023 By: Don Reid Officials left a lot of questions unanswered Wednesday about the break in a 10-inch petroleum pipeline that flooded about 8,400 gallons of gasoline into a farm field eight miles north of Coldwater.  They said at a Wednesday afternoon press conference no immediate environmental threat remains. BP line […]

December 12, 2022

Major oil spill in Kansas is largest in Keystone pipeline’s history

Source: https://abc7chicago.com/, December 10, 2022 By: John Hanna, Ryan J. Foley and Heather Hollingsworth A ruptured pipe dumped enough oil this week into a northeastern Kansas creek to nearly fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool, becoming the largest onshore crude pipeline spill in nine years and surpassing all the previous ones on the same pipeline system […]

October 26, 2022

Colonial Pipeline contamination spreading in Huntersville; MVP Southgate natural gas project on ice, and more

Source: https://ncpolicywatch.com/, October 25, 2022 By: Lisa Sorg A plume of polluted groundwater is spreading in Mecklenburg County, where Colonial Pipeline is responsible for the largest gasoline spill in the U.S. since the early 1990s. On Aug. 14, 2020, two teenage boys found gasoline bubbling from the ground at the Oehler Nature Preserve, in Huntersville. […]

May 17, 2022

$230M settlement reached over 2015 SoCal oil spill

Source: https://www.kcra.com/, May 14, 2022 The owner of an oil pipeline that spewed thousands of barrels of crude oil onto Southern California beaches in 2015 has agreed to pay $230 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by fishermen and property owners, court documents show. Houston-based Plains All American Pipeline agreed to pay $184 million […]

October 25, 2021

Will those responsible for California oil spill pay for the damage? It could be a battle

Source: https://www.bakersfield.com/, October 25, 2021 By: Connor Sheets, Laura J. Nelson and Anita Chabria Six years ago, a ruptured oil pipeline in Santa Barbara County sent 140,000 gallons of crude oil gushing onto the sands of Refugio State Beach. The company that owned the pipeline survived the onslaught of lost revenue and lawsuits that followed, […]

October 4, 2021

Massive oil spill sends crude onto Orange County beaches, killing birds, marine life

Source: https://www.latimes.com/, October 2, 2021 Crews raced Sunday to contain the damage from a major oil spill off the Orange County coast that left crude spoiling beaches, killing fish and birds and threatening local wetlands. The spill, first reported Saturday, originated from a pipeline off the coast of Huntington Beach connected to an offshore oil […]

August 30, 2017

Lead-Based Paint Is a “Pollutant” within CGL Pollution Exclusion

Source: http://www.constructionrisk.com, August 2017 By: Kent Holland Where lead-based paint was ingested by a tenant’s child, the tenant sued her landlord for injuries allegedly sustained by the child. The landlord tendered the claim to its commercial general liability (CGL) insurer who, instead of defending the case, filed a declaratory judgment action seeking a determination that […]

October 19, 2016

Company denying blame for Hogans Creek pollution banked millions from insurance, court filing says

Source: http://jacksonville.com, October 17, 2016 By: Steve Patterson A company fighting a city lawsuit over old industrial pollution around Jacksonville’s Hogans Creek has collected $4 million from environmental insurance policies a second company says show liability, papers filed by the second company say. That second company, Houston Pipe Line, says the payments show Continental Holdings […]

December 12, 2012

150 families sue over Jackson-area pipeline spill

Source: http://www.equities.com, December 4, 2012 By: Don Behm, Milwaukee Journal Sentinal One hundred fifty families in Washington County are seeking compensation for property, health and emotional damage from the owner and operator of a fuel pipeline that spilled gasoline July 17 in a farm pasture in the Town of Jackson. In a lawsuit filed Monday […]


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