Jennifer Dixon, Christina Hall and Eric D. Lawrence
Detroit Free Press
July 31, 2010
What did Enbridge Energy Partners know about crude oil spilling from a ruptured pipe in west Michigan?
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And when did the energy company — and its Canadian parent, Enbridge Inc. — realize it had a potential disaster seeping into the Kalamazoo River?
U.S. Rep. Mark Schauer, member of a House subcommittee that oversees the nation’s network of oil and gas pipelines, said the panel is launching an investigation to answer those questions. Schauer, a Battle Creek Democrat who lives 15 miles from the spill, continued his verbal assault on Enbridge on Friday, saying it failed to promptly report the leak to federal authorities, delaying their response.
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