Pipeline Company Hit with $200,000 in Administrative Penalties

The National Energy Board imposed administrative penalties totaling $200,000 on a pipeline builder for safety and environmental hazards related to maintenance work on the Line 3 oil pipeline. The penalties were for failing to comply with a term or condition of any certificate, licence, permit, leave or exemption granted under the NEB Act relating to how erosion was dealt with during a period of heavy rains and failing to follow through on environmental protection commitments [Enbridge Inc., March 24, 2015].