Kalamazoo River oil spill http://wmuk.org en WSW: The Links Between Environment and Health http://wmuk.org/post/wsw-links-between-environment-and-health <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Ecologist and author&nbsp;<a href="http://steingraber.com/">Sandra Steingraber's</a>&nbsp;most recent book is <a href="http://steingraber.com/books/raising-elijah/"><em>Raising Elijah: Protecting Our Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis</em>.&nbsp;</a></p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:36:30 +0000 Gordon Evans 12831 at http://wmuk.org WSW: The Links Between Environment and Health Comstock Township Approves Enbridge Dredge Pad Location http://wmuk.org/post/comstock-township-approves-enbridge-dredge-pad-location <p></p><p></p><p>Enbridge Energy can go ahead with dredging operations at Morrow Lake this spring.</p><p>Last night the Comstock Township Planning Commission granted them a permit to dredge at the Benteler Automotive property between Michigan State Highway Ninety-Six and Interstate 94 near Thirty-Third Street. Enbridge is under order from the Environmental Protection Agency to remove oil that’s settled at the river bottom.</p><p>It’s part of the cleanup from the massive Enbridge pipeline spill near Marshall in 2010.</p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 03:41:09 +0000 Sehvilla Mann 12398 at http://wmuk.org Comstock Township Approves Enbridge Dredge Pad Location Charges against anti-pipeline protester dropped http://wmuk.org/post/charges-against-anti-pipeline-protester-dropped <p>Kalamazoo activist Christopher Wahmhoff faces one less hurdle in his campaign for U.S. Senate. He no longer faces charges related to his protest against a new oil pipeline last year. The Battle Creek <em>Enquirer</em> <a href="http://www.battlecreekenquirer.com/article/20140113/NEWS01/301130022/1002/NEWS01?nclick_check=1">reports</a> that a Calhoun County circuit judge has dismissed charges of trespassing and resisting police.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 19:10:51 +0000 Andrew Robins 11710 at http://wmuk.org Charges against anti-pipeline protester dropped Enbridge: $1 billion spent on oil spill cleanup http://wmuk.org/post/enbridge-1-billion-spent-oil-spill-cleanup <p><a href="http://www.response.enbridgeus.com/response/">Enbridge Energy</a> has spent over a billion dollars so far cleaning up the Kalamazoo River oil spill in 2010. That's according to the <a href="http://www.gongwer.com">Gongwer News Service</a>.</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 14:19:53 +0000 Andrew Robins 8263 at http://wmuk.org Enbridge: $1 billion spent on oil spill cleanup Oil spill in 2010 not a threat to drinking water http://wmuk.org/post/oil-spill-2010-not-threat-drinking-water <p>A new state <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,4612,7-132-54783_54784_56159-263152--,00.html">repor</a>t says the 2010 Kalamazoo River oil spill did not cause contamination of residential water wells that threatens human health. The final “health assessment” by the Department of Community Health says no oil-related organic compounds were found in wells near the disaster in Calhoun and Kalamazoo counties.</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 20:05:50 +0000 Andrew Robins 3111 at http://wmuk.org Oil spill in 2010 not a threat to drinking water