Michigan Department of Transportation crews are trying to make sure all of the fuel has been cleaned up before re-opening the freeway.
The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday told Enbridge Inc. that the pipeline company’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Kalamazoo River system requires more cleanup work.
In an effort to distract voters from his tax records, W. Mitt Romney launched a four pronged push back yesterday. Romney’s problem: each move revealed more about the problems with his floundering campaign.
Environmental groups are raising concerns about transporting tar sands oil in underground pipelines on the second anniversary of a spill that polluted the Kalamazoo River.
The St. Clair County Health Department has re-opened a few beaches along Lake Huron that had been closed as a result of a fuel spill in the Great Lake on Thursday.
Fifteen beaches along Lake Huron has now been closed after a dredging barge sank, causing a tugboat to capsize.
A Canadian company’s failure to deal adequately with cracks in an oil pipeline and its slow response to a 2010 rupture in southwestern Michigan likely caused the most expensive onshore oil spill in U.S. history, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.
Federal regulators propose a $3.7 million civil penalty against the Canadian owner of the pipeline, Enbridge, which is based in Calgary, Alberta.
A stretch of the Kalamazoo River reopened for public use Wednesday for the first time since a massive oil spill fouled the southern Michigan waterway in July 2010, officials said.