Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P.

Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P.

August 23, 2010 11:04 ET

Enbridge Energy Partners Invite Media and General Public to Tour the Wildlife Response Center

MARSHALL, MICHIGAN--(Marketwire - Aug. 23, 2010) - Media and the general public are invited for a tour of the Wildlife Response Center on Tuesday, August 24 at 2 p.m. ET.

The Wildlife Response Center is located at 14998 Old U.S. 27 N. in Marshall, Mich. The tour will be limited to the first 20 people. Please call the public information hotline at 1-800-306-6837 to make a reservation.

Updates about the response to the leak on the 6B pipeline and related information are available online at response.enbridgeus.com.

On Monday, July 26, a 30-inch pipeline belonging to Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. ruptured in Marshall, Mich., releasing an estimated 819,000 gallons of crude oil into Talmadge Creek, a waterway that feeds the Kalamazoo River. The spill has affected up to 25 miles of the Kalamazoo River. The spill site, located between Marshall and Battle Creek, includes marshlands, residential areas, farmland and businesses.

Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (www.enbridgepartners.com) owns and operates a diversified portfolio of crude oil and natural gas transportation systems in the United States. Its principal crude oil system is the largest transporter of growing oil production from western Canada. The system's deliveries to refining centers and connected carriers in the United States account for approximately 12 percent of total U.S. oil imports; while deliveries to Ontario, Canada satisfy approximately 60 per cent of refinery demand in that region. EEP's natural gas gathering, treating, processing and transmission assets, which are principally located onshore in the active U.S. Mid-Continent and Gulf Coast area, deliver approximately 2 billion cubic feet of natural gas daily.

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