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New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill Nears

Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.

04/14/2015

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BP To Sell Part Of Its Gulf Of Mexico Stake To Chevron

BP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.

01/29/2015

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Officials Look Into Oil Leak Along Lake Michigan

About 2,000 gallons is believed to have leaked from an oil cooling system on one of the two turbines at the Donald C. Cook Nuclear Plant in Lake Township near Bridgman.

CBS Detroit–01/03/2015

Oil clings to plants along the Kalamazoo River after an oil spill of approximately 840,000 gallons of crude oil July 28, 2010 in Marshall. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Oil Spill In The Straits Of Mackinac Would Be Ecological Disaster Says U-M Study

An oil spill in the Straits of Mackinac would be an ecological disaster – according to a new study from the University of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2014

Oil clings to plants along the Kalamazoo River after an oil spill of approximately 840,000 gallons of crude oil July 28, 2010 in Marshall. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Michigan: No Long-Term Health Risk From K-Zoo Oil Spill

Michigan’s health agency says there’s no long-term health risk from swimming and fishing in the Kalamazoo River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2014

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Scio Residents Fear Oil Drilling In Township Could Contaminate Their Drinking Water

It’s a debate raging in Washtenaw County … to drill or not to drill?

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2014

Oil clings to plants along the Kalamazoo River after an oil spill of approximately 840,000 gallons of crude oil July 28, 2010 in Marshall. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Enbridge Asks EPA For Extension To Finish Dredging Kalamazoo River

The pipeline company said the request is due in part to opposition by some area residents to the parts of the work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2013

Oil clings to plants along the Kalamazoo River after an oil spill of approximately 840,000 gallons of crude oil July 28, 2010 in Marshall. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Brewery Sues Over Oil Spill Cleanup Dredging Plan

A brewery has sued over a plan for dredging sediments as part of the cleanup from the Kalamazoo River oil spill three years ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2013

Oil clings to plants along the Kalamazoo River after an oil spill of approximately 840,000 gallons of crude oil July 28, 2010 in Marshall. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Kalamazoo River Cleanup Plan Prompts Concerns

A dredging plan to help clean up the Kalamazoo River after a 2010 southwestern Michigan oil spill has prompted concerns from area residents and the owner of Bell’s Brewery.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2013

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Officials: Oil Spill In Red Run River Contained

Officials say a 20 to 50 gallon oil spill in the Red Run River near Warren and Sterling Heights has been contained.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2013

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