Kalamazoo River

State officials say that the 2010 oil spill in the Kalamazoo River likely won’t lead to long-term problems for residents who breathed in oil-related chemicals. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services today released its final report on potential health problems from chemicals from the spill in the air.

Kalamazoo River natural resource trustees want the public’s opinion on a plan that would remove two dams in Otsego. . The public meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 15 at 7 p.m. at the Kalamazoo Nature Center. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"Damage from the 2010 Enbridge oil spill is worth $6 million to owners of a Battle Creek trailer park, a lawyer will argue in an October trial." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

US Environmental Protection Agency / http://www.epa.gov/enbridgespill/photos.html

Five years after an Enbridge Energy oil pipeline ruptured near Marshall and caused the largest inland oil spill in the US to date, the head of a group that pushes for tighter rules on pipelines says the law does not yet reflect lessons learned from that spill.


WMUK

The chairman of the Michigan Chapter of the Sierra Club says a new report on pipeline safety in Michigan “gets it about half right.” 


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