Olympic Pipeline Company

Date Company Accusation City / Area / Country Source Tags Media
(Olympic Pipeline Company)
Ill-maintained pipeline ruptures and releases over 230,000 gallons of gasoline and ignites - 3 people killed, including two ten-year-old boys; over 9 injured; home destroyed; resulting fire killed over 100,000 fish and other aquatic organisms; massive environmental damage on creeks and soil. Civil and criminal penalties on Shell and Olympic - $92 million.Bellingham, WA, United StatesUS Environmental Protection AgencyDeaths, Injuries & Diseases, Negligence, Pollution