EPA Orders Dredging To Remove Kalamazoo River OilThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday ordered Enbridge Inc. to dredge sections of the Kalamazoo River to remove sediments tainted by oil from a massive spill.
Consumers Energy: Be Careful On Ice Around Hydropower DamsConsumers Energy is advising the public to practice extreme caution when visiting areas near its 13 hydroelectric generating plants in the winter months, located on the Manistee, Muskegon, Au Sable, Kalamazoo and Grand rivers.
EPA: More Cleanup Needed In 2010 Enbridge SpillThe 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.
K-Zoo Man Lands Record-Breaking SuckerA Kalamazoo angler took the state record hook, line and sinker when he reeled in a massive black buffalo fish weighing over 37 pounds.
1 Person Dead After Being Struck By Train In KalamazooAuthorities say a train struck someone who was walking across a trestle over the Kalamazoo River in southwestern Michigan.
Groups Protest Tar Sands Oil On Spill AnniversaryEnvironmental groups are raising concerns about transporting tar sands oil in underground pipelines on the second anniversary of a spill that polluted the Kalamazoo River.
GVSU Gets Grant To Study Lake Sturgeon In Kalamazoo RiverResearchers from Grand Valley State University’s Annis Water Resources Institute have been awarded a $50,000 one-year grant from the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, the Gun Lake Tribe, to study lake sturgeon in the Kalamazoo River.
Feds: Neglect, Inaction Caused Michigan Oil SpillA 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.
Massive Oil Spill In Kalamazoo May Result In $3.7M FineFederal regulators propose a $3.7 million civil penalty against the Canadian owner of the pipeline, Enbridge, which is based in Calgary, Alberta.
More Of Kalamazoo River Open To Recreation After Oil CleanupLocal, state and federal agencies responding to the Enbridge oil spill announced Thursday that an additional 34 miles of the Kalamazoo River and the entire two miles of Morrow Lake are now open for recreational use, nearly two years after a nearly million-gallon oil spill.
Report: Pipeline Laws Still Need Work Following K-Zoo SpillIt's been nearly two years since 800,000 gallons of oil spilled into a creek that feeds the Kalamazoo River. and a new study concludes that pipeline safety laws are still inadequate.
3-Mile Segment Of Kalamazoo River ReopensA 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.
Report On Ruptured Pipeline DelayedThe July, 2010, spill sent more than 800,000 gallons of oil into the Kalamazoo River and a tributary, when a 30-inch pipeline owned be western Canada-based Enbridge Inc ruptured.
Enbridge Submits New Kalamazoo River Spill Cleanup PlanA pipeline company responsible for last year's more than 800,000-gallon oil spill that contaminated southern Michigan's Kalamazoo River has submitted a new cleanup plan.
Leaked Oil Still Sits On River Bottom, BanksThe Environmental Protection Agency says most of the oil still remaining from a July 2010 pipeline leak in West Michigan sits on the floor of the Kalamazoo River and along about 200 riverbank sites.