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

Energy Company To Stop Shelby Township Oil Drilling

An energy company said it will indefinitely shut down oil well operations in Shelby Township after residents expressed strong opposition to the drilling.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2014

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

Michigan Updates Oil, Gas ‘Fracking’ Regulations

The state Department of Environmental Quality has updated its regulations of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking,” a technique for extracting natural gas and oil from deep underground.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2014

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

Michigan Lt. Gov. Signs Bills Cutting Taxes For Oil Drilling

The new laws lower taxes for drilling projects involving carbon dioxide, a process that has divided environmental groups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2014

Man Faces Charges After Michigan Oil Line Protest

A protester is facing charges of trespassing and obstructing police after spending 10 hours inside an oil pipeline under construction in southern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2013

Pipeline (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images, File)

Man Climbs Inside Michigan Oil Pipeline In Protest

A protester has climbed into an oil pipeline at a construction site near Marshall, and emergency crews are working to get him out safely.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2013

Court Reverses $100K Verdict For Oil In Home

The Michigan Supreme Court has thrown out a $100,000 verdict for a woman whose home had to be demolished after the basement was mistakenly filled with heating oil.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2013

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)

Regulators OK Michigan Oil Pipeline Replacement

Regulators granted permission Thursday for Enbridge Inc. to finish replacing the underground pipeline that ruptured and spilled more than 800,000 gallons of oil into a southwestern Michigan river.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2013

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.

10/15/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

A man pumps gas in California (Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Gas Prices Are The Government and Obama’s Fault

Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.

10/10/2012

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