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Michigan Oil Spill

Jury Rejects Suit Against Oil Company After Pipeline Spill

AP | Posted 08.22.2014 | Green

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan jury on Thursday rejected two men's claims that Enbridge Inc. should compensate them for what they say are los...

Ashley Woods

These Women Face Prison For Protesting An Oil Spill | 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...

Lake Huron Residents Urged To Stay Indoors After Oil Spill

AP | Posted 09.19.2012 | Green

LAKEPORT, Mich. — A plan for salvaging a sunken barge and an overturned tugboat in southern Lake Huron has been approved and work will begin "at...

Barge Sinks Off Michigan Coast, Spills Unknown Amount Of Diesel Fuel

AP | Posted 09.18.2012 | Green

LAKEPORT, Mich. — Diesel fuel from a barge that sank in stormy Lake Huron has reached the Michigan shoreline, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday...

NTSB: Enbridge's Neglect Of Pipeline Cracks, Slow Response Caused Huge Oil Spill

AP | JOHN FLESHER and DAVID RUNK | Posted 09.09.2012 | Green

DETROIT — The Canadian operator of an oil pipeline that ruptured in southwestern Michigan two years ago, causing the most expensive onshore spil...

Feds To Reveal Cause Of The 2010 Michigan Oil Spill

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 09.09.2012 | Green

DETROIT (AP) — Federal investigators say a Canadian company's neglect of cracks in one of its oil pipelines and slow response to a 2010 rupture in s...

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...

Crude Secrets: Tar Sands, Busted Pipelines and a Whistleblower's Day in Court

Scott Dodd | Posted 06.16.2012 | Green
Scott Dodd

On the night of July 25, 2010, a section of the continent's vast pipeline network spilled around a million gallons of chemical-laden crude into western Michigan waterways. In the debate over our nation's energy future, the Kalamazoo River spill may prove even more important than the BP blowout.

After Summer Of Oil Spills, Enbridge Restarts Michigan Pipeline

AP | TIM MARTIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

LANSING, Mich. — After a two-month shutdown, oil flowed Monday through a pipeline that leaked more than 800,000 gallons of oil in southern Michi...

Michigan Oil Spill and World's Dirtiest Oil: Why Lie?

Henry Henderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

Our region is the epicenter of refining for what has been called "the world's dirtiest oil." And you get a glimpse at how ugly the stuff is from the pipeline mess in Michigan.

Green News Report: August 19, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: IN TODAY'S...

Congressman Says Enbridge Dragged Feet On Reporting Michigan Oil Spill

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — A member of Congress said Wednesday that Enbridge Inc. violated federal regulations by dragging its feet on reporting a p...

Just Keep On Spilling

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

Just as BP has finally succeeded in capping the ruptured Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico, Canadian pipeline giant Enbridge has sprung a leak in the...

EPA: Improvements Have Been Made At Site Of Michigan Oil Spill

AP | TIM MARTIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

LANSING, Mich. — A regional administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency said Sunday that significant improvement had been made at the ...

Oil From Michigan Spill Approaches Lake Michigan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Oil from a pipeline spill in Michigan early this week has been on the move through area waterways in recent days--and some fear that it could enter La...

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 ...

WAKE UP AND GET REAL: Oil Spills and Sex: Drilling Deep

Kelly Cutrone & Justine Bateman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Kelly Cutrone & Justine Bateman

Kelly and Justine discuss the recent oil spills and what "drilling deep with no contingency plan" has to do with sex. And stuff about Runyon Canyon.

Michigan Oil Spill Among Largest In Midwest History: Kalamazoo Spill SOAKS Wildlife (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As the Gulf Coast deals with the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history, the Midwest is now facing an oil spill of its own. A state of emergen...