Kalamazoo River

6:53 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Ceresco Dam begins coming down

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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.
8:28 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

Enbridge turns parks over to Calhoun Conservation District

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Endowment fund will help pay for maintaining parks
Saylor’s Landing looks nothing like it did three years ago. “It’s taken a lot of work to clean it up,” said Steve Wuori, Enbridge Inc.’s president of liquids pipelines and major projects. “We’ve deployed a lot of resources to do that. We’re very happy with the results. I think the way the river looks, the way the river has cleaned up, we’re very happy with that. And these parks are kind of part of that whole effort.”
7:15 am
Thu October 10, 2013

MSU professor says there's still much to be learned from Kalamazoo River oil spill

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Stephen Hamilton began studying spill about two weeks after it happened in July of 2010
HICKORY CORNERS - More than $1 billion, several health studies and three years of cleanup efforts have been devoted to the Kalamazoo River following the 2010 oil spill. But even one of the state's most qualified scientists say there is still much to be learned.
Bill McKibben
7:36 am
Wed October 9, 2013

WestSouthwest: Author and activist Bill McKibben on climate change

Bill McKIbben
Credit Steve Liptay

Interview with Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben is the founder of 350.org and the author of several books, his most recent is Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist

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4:17 pm
Sun October 6, 2013

Debate over removing Ceresco Dam

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Department of Natural Resources and Enbridge want dam removed. Community opposes.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
CERESCO, MI -- The Michigan Department of Natural Resources would like the Kalamazoo River to return to a free-flowing state. Enbridge, the Canadian pipeline company that leaked a million gallons of crude oil into Talmadge Creek and the Kalamazoo River in July 2010, would like to complete the conditions of its mandatory river clean-up.