Enforcement

Explorer Pipeline Company Clean Water Act Settlement

(WASHINGTON- January 8, 2009) The Explorer Pipeline Company has agreed to pay a $3.3 million civil penalty in order to resolve an alleged violation of the Clean Water Act stemming from a July 14, 2007, spill of over 6,500 barrels (approximately 275,000 gallons) of jet fuel from its interstate pipeline at a location near Huntsville, Texas, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today.

For additional information, contact:

Kelly Kaczka Brantner
U.S. EPA
1200 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20460
202-564-9933
brantner.kelly@epa.gov