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Owners of pipeline in Schoharie County fined $67,000

Inspection, repair violations cited

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The owner of the pipeline that blew up twice before leaking again in 2010 relied on aerial inspections from which the pipeline or its immediate surroundings weren’t even visible, according to federal regulators. Enterprise Products Partners was fined more than $67,000 by the federal Department of Transportation during the aftermath of the 2010 rupture that forced the evacuation of two dozen residents in southern Schoharie County. The DOT’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration last ...


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