SHREVEPORT, La. - An oil spill from a pipeline in Utah that resulted in the release of 4,000 barrels of crude oil into the environment is not a "short-term" spill that acts as a loophole to a pollution exclusion provision of a policy obtained by a pipeline operation company, a federal judge in Louisiana ruled June 6 in awarding summary judgment to Seneca Insurance Co. (Bridger Lake LLC v. Seneca Insurance Company, No. 11-0342, W.D. La.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 80480).