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.
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.
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.
An oil spill in the Straits of Mackinac would be an ecological disaster – according to a new study from the University of Michigan.
Michigan’s health agency says there’s no long-term health risk from swimming and fishing in the Kalamazoo River.
It’s a debate raging in Washtenaw County … to drill or not to drill?
The pipeline company said the request is due in part to opposition by some area residents to the parts of the work.
A brewery has sued over a plan for dredging sediments as part of the cleanup from the Kalamazoo River oil spill three years ago.
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.
Officials say a 20 to 50 gallon oil spill in the Red Run River near Warren and Sterling Heights has been contained.