10/27/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

EnCana Oil & Gas Fined $200,000 For Colorado And Wyoming Bird Deaths

EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. will pay $200,000 in community-service payments and fines after pleading guilty Thursday to two misdemeanor violations related to the deaths of some 60 federally protected birds in western Colorado and Wyoming.

The deaths involved waterfowl, owls and other birds covered by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

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