An energy company said it will indefinitely shut down oil well operations in Shelby Township after residents expressed strong opposition to the drilling.
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.
The new laws lower taxes for drilling projects involving carbon dioxide, a process that has divided environmental groups.
A protester is facing charges of trespassing and obstructing police after spending 10 hours inside an oil pipeline under construction in southern Michigan.
A protester has climbed into an oil pipeline at a construction site near Marshall, and emergency crews are working to get him out safely.
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.
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.
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.
Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?
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.