Kalamazoo River oil spill

4:32 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Enbridge Settles Kalamazoo River Lawsuit, Pending Approval

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Enbrige would pay residents living 1,000 feet from the most affected areas between $250 and $750 per parcel.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- If approved by a federal judge, settlement of a class action lawsuit filed against Enbridge Inc. by people living along the Kalamazoo River would include payments to people living within 1,000 feet of the river, donations to certain organizations that benefit the community or support recreation on the river, and a general fund to reimburse people who incurred expenses because of the July, 2010 oil spill.
7:26 am
Tue November 11, 2014

Former Oil Spill Worker's Lawsuit Against Enbridge Dismissed

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John Bolenbaugh said Enbridge ordered a subcontractor to fire him in 2010
A judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit against Enbridge Inc. filed by a former worker. John Bolenbaugh had sued the company arguing he was fired in 2010 as a worker hired to clean oil from a spill into the Kalamazoo River.
2:57 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Kalamazoo River Oil Spill Clean-up Cost Over $1.2 Billion

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The estimate is included in new documents filed with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission.
MARSHALL, MI - The largest inland oil spill in U.S. history has cost Canadian energy giant Enbridge $1.21 billion to clean up - a substantially higher figure than previously estimated. In a securities filing this week, Enbridge Energy Partners reported the total cleanup cost of the 2010 Kalamazoo River oil spill to be $85.9 million higher than figures released last year.
3:02 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

2010 Oil Spill Air Pollution Report Released

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The public has until Oct. 27 to comment on the report.
LANSING, MI - Chemical odors following the July 2010 oil spill into the Kalamazoo River were miserable for the people in the area to experience. But the Michigan Department of Community Health's evaluation of the situation concludes that residents of Calhoun and Kalamazoo counties are not expected to experience long-term harm from breathing chemicals released into the air from the oil spilled into Talmadge Creek and the Kalamazoo River.
7:04 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

Jurors Reject Claim Against Enbridge

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The case is the first to go to trial since a ruptured pipeline caused a massive oil spill on the Kalamazoo River in 2010
A jury rejected a damage claim against Enbridge Energy Inc. Thursday in the first civil trial rising from the 2010 oil spill into the Kalamazoo River. After 20 minutes of deliberations a jury of four women and two men found Enbridge was not responsible for losses to a nonprofit start-up company providing deer hunting opportunities to the disabled.

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