03 May '11, 5pm

BP agrees to pay $25M for 2006 North Slope spills. Includes penalty for gross negligence.

BPXA has replaced 16 miles of its oil transit pipelines with new facilities with increased capacity for pipeline inspection and maintenance. The Consent Decree requires BPXA to develop and implement a comprehensive program to maintain the integrity of the entire Prudhoe Bay pipeline system consisting of over 1600 miles of pipeline, including both transportation and production lines. This Integrity Management Program (IMP) will address corrosion and other threats to BPXA’s oil transit pipelines and upstream production pipelines on the North Slope. BPXA is also required to hire an independent monitoring contractor to consult with the government to ensure BP is in compliance with the terms of the Consent Decree. BPXA is required to operate its oil transit pipelines as potentially affecting “high consequence areas.” This will subject the pipelines to the pipeline integrity reg...

Full article: http://www.epa.gov/compliance/resources/cases/civil/cwa/b...

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