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EPA Chief Urged to Stop Cook Inlet Gas Leak or Face Lawsuit

PA Chief Urged to Stop Cook Inlet Gas Leak or Face Lawsuit

Hilcorp’s Broken Pipeline Hurts Endangered Belugas, Violates Federal Law

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to enforce federal laws that Hilcorp Alaska is violating with its ongoing natural gas pipeline leak in Alaska’s Cook Inlet. The underwater leak, discovered Feb. 7, threatens critically endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales and other wildlife by creating a low-oxygen dead zone.