Kalamazoo River

6:27 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Enbridge sues over access to land for cleanup

Fredonia Farms filed suit against Enbridge 2012
A lawsuit filed by Enbridge Inc. against owners of a farm along Talmadge Creek has been moved to federal court. Attorneys for Fredonia Farms last week took the case from Calhoun County Circuit Court to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan in late November.
10:47 am
Mon December 2, 2013

EPA denies Enbridge request for extension or dredging order

Response acknowledges that work is unlikely to be done by end of year deadline
A request by Enbridge Inc. for a 10-month extension on its dredging order has been denied by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In a letter to Rich Adams, the company's vice president of operations, the federal agency said Enbridge failed to "prepare adequate contingency plans" despite knowing there was strong opposition from residents and business owners near one of its proposed dredge pad sites.
12:21 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Enbridge begins dredging work with EPA approval pending

Company does not expect to be penalized for beginning work early
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Enbridge, Inc. has started dredging at River Oaks County Park as timeline and weather concerns have caused it to move forward without the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's official approval.
1:11 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Kalamazoo County and Enbridge reach agreement on access to park

Kalamazoo County Commissioners are scheduled to vote on Tuesday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo County would receive $100,000 under a proposed agreement giving Enbridge, Inc. the right to set up a dredging operation at River Oaks County Park.
6:53 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Ceresco Dam begins coming down

Enbridge bought dam last year as part of clean up from 2010 oil spill
CERESCO - Workers cracked the top of the Ceresco Dam Wednesday, signaling the beginning of the end for the crossroads community's landmark. As half-dozen onlookers stood on the 12-Mile Road bridge just downriver of the dam about 9 a.m., large machinery pierced and dug out sections of concrete.