6:19 am
Thu August 21, 2014

Trial Begins in Enbridge Lawsuit

About 30 cases have been filed against company related to 2010 oil spill, more than 20 have been settled
Two Michigan men testified Wednesday that a 2010 oil spill into the Kalamazoo River destroyed their business and they want Enbridge Inc. to pay for it. Charles Blakeman, Jr. of Bellevue and Robert Patterson of Mason said they were prevented from guiding disabled veterans on deer hunts in Fort Custer Recreation Area because of the spill and that they lost thousands of dollars.
6:36 am
Tue August 19, 2014

Michigan Landfill Taking Radioactive Fracking Waste From Other States

State environmental regulators says companies appear to be following prescribed regulations
As other states ban landfills from accepting low-level radioactive waste, up to 36 tons of the sludge already rejected by two other states was slated to arrive in Michigan late last week. Wayne Disposal landfill located between Willow Run Airport and I-94 near Belleville is one of the few landfills in the eastern and Midwestern U.S.
6:13 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Fundraising Effort to Preserve Dune Woodlands in Berrien County

Property is near Lake Michigan and south of Warren Dunes State Park
SAWYER - A land conservancy group is helping preserve a section of Chikaming Township woodland that has been part of a church camp for kids for more than 90 years At the same time, the efforts of the Deer Creek Open Space Association will provide money that Tower Hill Camp needs to operate, according to organizers.
North Woods Call
12:01 am
Thu August 7, 2014

WSW: Covering the Environment and Conservation

Mike Van Buren
Credit Courtesy of Mike Van Buren

Former Kalamazoo Gazette Reporter Mike Van Buren always had an interest in conservation and a passion for journalism. 

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Great Lakes
8:41 am
Mon August 4, 2014

WSW: Does Great Lakes Restoration Need Focus?

South Haven Lighthouse on Lake Michigan
Credit WMUK

In a recent essay for Great Lakes Echo, commentator Gary Wilson wonders if there isn't a better way to approach Great Lakes restoration.

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