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Study: No Long-Term Health Effects Of Kalamazoo River Spill

There are no long-term health effects of submerged oil from last year’s spill in southern Michigan’s Kalamazoo River, a new study from the state says.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2011

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After Accidents, Tougher Pipeline Rules Proposed

Lawmakers are considering plans that could spur major upgrades to the nation’s aging energy pipelines, driven by a string of recent oil spills, deadly natural gas blasts and what they call federal regulators’ inaction.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/05/2011

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Submerged Oil A Challenge At Michigan Spill Site

Oil that has settled at the bottom of the Kalamazoo River is the largest cleanup challenge remaining from a southern Michigan spill of more than 800,000 gallons that occurred nearly a year ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2011

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Final Group Of Turtles Returned To Kalamazoo River

The last of the turtles that were cared for following last summer’s oil spill in southern Michigan have been released into the Kalamazoo River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2011

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Amid Oil Cleanup, River Reopening Uncertain

Officials say they don’t know when the Kalamazoo River in southwestern Michigan will reopen for public use as the cleanup of last summer’s oil spill continues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2011


Repairs To Pipeline Under St. Clair River To Begin

Work is expected to begin next week to replace a pipeline under the St. Clair River.


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Oil Spill Clean-Up Continues In The Kalamazoo River

The clean-up continues from last July’s oil spill which dumped more than 800,000 gallons from an Enbridge oil pipeline into the Kalamazoo River near Marshall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2011

Mich. Reaches Oil Cleanup Settlement With Enbridge

Enbridge Energy is required to develop and implement a plan leading to long-term cleanup of areas in and around Marshall affected by an 800,000-gallon heavy crude oil leak.


Dems Air Statewide Attack Ad Against Justice Young

The Michigan Democratic Party is running its first statewide TV ad against Republican Supreme Court Justice Robert Young Jr., linking him to the oil spill last summer in the Kalamazoo River.


White House Lifts 6-month Ban On Offshore Drilling

The Obama administration, under heavy pressure from the oil industry and others in the Gulf Coast, lifted the moratorium on deep water drilling that it imposed in the wake of the disastrous BP oil spill.