Environment

6:21 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Enbridge asks EPA for extension of Kalamazoo River clean up

Lead in text: 
Enbridge wants deadline extended beyond end of this year
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, MI - Enbridge, Inc. has asked the United Stated Environmental Protection Agency for an extension to complete dredging of the Kalamazoo River due to continued opposition of two chosen dredge pad sites surrounding Morrow Lake.
6:13 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Protest halts Enbridge tree clearing project in Cass County

Lead in text: 
Case is being forwarded to Cass County prosecutor's office
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
MARCELLUS, MI - A Kalamazoo woman, who spent Wednesday on a platform in a tree protesting the Enbridge Line 6B replacement project, has come down from her perch.
Kalamazoo River oil spill
8:52 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Battle Creek Enquirer reports on Enbridge's buying homes near 2010 oil spill

Kalamazoo River - file photo
Credit WMUK

Interview with Jennifer Bowman

    

After an oil spill on the Kalamazoo River in 2010, Enbridge Energy offered to buy homes in the area within 200 feet of the river. 

Read more
7:07 am
Fri August 2, 2013

U.S. House committee reinstates money for Great Lakes restoration

Lead in text: 
House and Senate remain split over how much money should be spent on fighting invasive species and reduce pollution runoff
Last week, environmentalists, lake advocates and their supporters were howling after a House Appropriations subcommittee cut funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative from $285 million to $60 million for next year. But today, the full Appropriations Committee agreed to provide $210 million for the program, on an amendment proposed by Reps.
6:54 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Barry County approves plan to kill entire mute swan population

Lead in text: 
Birds have been deemed a nuisance, harmful to native species and the environment
BARRY COUNTY, MI - State wildlife officials will soon begin killing off Barry County's mute swan population after county leaders approved a five-year elimination plan. The Barry County Board of Commissioners voted recently to give state authorities unprecedented power to cull the swan, considered an invasive and dangerous species.

Pages