Company behind Dakota Access Pipeline spills over 2 million gallons of drilling fluids into Ohio wetlands

Energy Transfer Partners has twice spilled drilling fluids into “pristine” Ohio wetlands this month. Energy Transfer Partners — the company behind the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline — has spilled drilling fluid into two pristine Ohio wetlands this month, according to information reported to the Ohio EPA. The spills were not related to the Dakota Access Pipeline, and instead occurred while Energy Transfer Partners was constructing a different pipeline that would stretch 710 miles from Appalachia to Ontario, Canada, according to the Washington Post.

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