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Oil seeps past a boom on a river. (Getty Images) FILE

BP Refinery Leak Spills 500 Gallons Of Crude Into Lake Michigan

British Petroleum refinery in Whiting, Indiana released 500 gallons of crude Monday night after a leak went undetected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2014

Barrel used to hold fuel. FILE PHOTO. (credit: ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images, File)

Clean-Up Underway After 4,000 Gallons Of Diesel Fuel Spill In Auburn Hills

The spill happened at a business near I-75 and Lapeer Road when a valve malfunctioned on a backup generator.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2014

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Logic Solutions Acquires Quantum Compliance Systems

Ann Arbor-based Logic Solutions Inc. has acquired Quantum Compliance Systems, for whom Logic served as a technology partner for more than a decade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2012

Snyder Splits DNR, DEQ

Michigan Governor-elect Rick Snyder will split up the departments of Environmental Quality and Natural Resources.

11/30/2010

Snyder Splits DEQ, DNR

Snyder Tuesday announced former agriculture director Don Wyant will head the Department of Environmental Quality. Rodney Stokes will serve as director of the DNR.

11/30/2010

State To Pursue Appeal Over Bad Septic Tanks

A fight over failed septic tanks near Lake Huron is headed to the Michigan Supreme Court.

09/24/2010

Anglers Fighting Push To Ban Lead Lures

Michigan anglers and bait shop owners are warning that a push to ban lead in fishing tackle would harm the state’s $7 billion fishing industry at a time when it’s already hard-hit by the recession.

09/18/2010

Experts To Testify In Asian Carp Lawsuit

Experts are set to testify in a federal lawsuit in Chicago, where five states are asking a judge to close Illinois shipping locks to prevent Asian carp from overrunning the Great Lakes.

09/07/2010

Lengthwise Rip In Ruptured Oil Pipeline

A ruptured section of pipeline that spewed hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil into a southern Michigan river had a lengthwise rip that likely was less than five feet long, a company official said […]

08/07/2010