Kalamazoo River

The Otsego Township Dam
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

A coalition of federal and state environmental agencies wants to remove two dams near Otsego. The Kalamazoo River natural resource trustees say removing the Otsego City Dam and the Otsego Township Dam will improve habitat for wildlife and increase recreation along the Kalamazoo River. 

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.


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