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Kalamazoo River Oil Spill

Ashley Woods

These Women Face Prison For Protesting An Oil Spill

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 03.04.2014 | Green

Three women each face up to two years in prison for protesting the replacement of an oil pipeline in western Michigan responsible for the biggest inla...

Petrochemical Bombardment on Latino Barrio Intensifies: Keystone XL Adds to the Misery

Javier Sierra | Posted 10.20.2013 | Green
Javier Sierra

This 90-percent Latino community is literally surrounded by petrochemical facilities that spew at least eight carcinogens into the air. The levels of one of them, benzene, are so high that living in Manchester is tantamount to being stuck in traffic 24/7.

Fossil Fuel Collateral Damage

Bill Chameides | Posted 10.19.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

It seems fairly certain that as long as we gulp down barrels and barrels of oil each day, we are going to have pipelines and pipeline spills. There is a solution, admittedly not an easy one: get off the gasoline kick.

Keystone Pipeline: Environmental Impact Statement Revisited

Bill Chameides | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

Officials at TransCanada insist that their proposed Keystone XL pipeline is environmentally safe. Current events suggest otherwise.

We Are the Kalamazoo

Michael Brune | Posted 09.19.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

On July 25, 2010, an oil company spilled more than a million gallons of toxic tar sands crude just a few miles from Susan Connolly's house. As the spill spread, they could smell the fumes. But it wasn't until later that night that they realized something was seriously wrong

Feds Release MI Oil Spill Investigation Documents

AP | Posted 07.21.2012 | Green

MARSHALL, Mich. (AP) — Federal officials have released photographs and 5,000 pages of documents related to the pipeline rupture in southwestern Mich...

The Keystone XL Pipeline: A Tar Sands Folly?

Bill Chameides | Posted 09.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

The U.S. State Department is in the rare position of having to decide on an environmental issue. Hillary Clinton is in the tar sands hot seat. Is she asking the right questions?

Kalamazoo River Oil Spill (PHOTOS): Cleanup Efforts Underway In Michigan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Kalamazoo River oil spill has resulted in more than 800,000 gallons of spilled oil in southern Michigan since Monday. It is already one of the ...