Kinder Morgan Suisun Marsh


map showing spill location northeast of San Francisco
Spill Location.
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Scientists with nets walking in a marsh
  • LOCATION: Suisun Marsh, near the southern terminus of Chadbourne Road, Solano County.
  • DATE: April 27, 2004
  • INCIDENT SUMMARY: A pipeline ruptured, spilling over 100,000 gallons of diesel directly into Suisun Marsh near Roos Cut.
  • RESPONSIBLE PARTY: Kinder-Morgan Energy Partners, L.P.
  • NATURAL RESOURCE TRUSTEES: California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife; United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • RESOURCES IMPACTED: Brackish marsh habitat; marsh birds and wildlife (over 30 birds and mammals collected).
  • SETTLEMENT DETAILS: The trustees settled the NRDA portion of the case for $1.15 million.
  • STATUS OF RESTORATION: Restoration projects are complete.

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