Judge: Jurisdiction Exists Over Canadian Company In Michigan Oil Spill

Judge: Jurisdiction Exists Over Canadian Company In Michigan Oil Spill

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A Michigan federal judge said the court has personal jurisdiction over a subsidiary of the Canadian company whose pipeline burst in Marshall, Mich., spilling tar sands oil laced with benzene into the Kalamazoo River (Fredonia Farms LLC, et al. v. Enbridge Energy Partners L.P., No. 1:12-cv-01005, W.D. Mich.).

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