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.
Work is expected to begin next week to replace a pipeline under the St. Clair River.
The Sierra Club is protesting the refinement of what some are calling “poison tar sands” at oil plants in Detroit and six other states.
A 14-inch pipeline that carries crude oil from Michigan’s St. Clair County to Toledo, Ohio, has been restarted after officials determined it is not the source of a 42-gallon spill.
A Canadian energy company wins federal permission to gradually restart its southern Michigan pipeline that ruptured in late July.
Enbridge Inc. says it will resume the flow of oil Monday morning through a pipeline that ruptured in July, spilling 820,000 gallons of crude into southern Michigan waterways.
Federal regulators said Wednesday they have approved a plan to allow a pipeline that leaked at least 820,000 gallons of oil in southern Michigan this summer to gradually restart.
Michigan regulators say the last time the state fined a natural gas company for a pipeline safety violation was in 2003.
If you head to the pump today – don’t be surprised to see much higher prices. The spike, affecting Midwestern states, was caused by last Thursday’s pipeline break in suburban Chicago, and it may be […]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says the leak from an oil pipeline outside Chicago appears to be slowing.