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Jon Harrison Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 4:59am Categories: Environment News Items

The U.S. Department of Justice announced a settlement Monday with Enbridge Energy Company that will incorporate portions of the state settlement over the 2010 oil pipeline rupture into the Kalamazoo River and require some additional work.

Jon Harrison Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 1:20pm Categories: Environment News Items

Ohioans are experiencing a little taste of Standing Rock, right at home.

Jon Harrison Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 1:44pm Categories: Environment News Items

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $6.3 million contract for a dam removal and river upgrade project in Traverse City.

Michels Corporation of Brownsville, Wisconsin, will remove the Boardman Dam and restore sections of the Boardman River.

Jon Harrison Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 4:59pm Categories: Environment News Items

Michigan environmental health regulators are asking for $4.9 million to staff-up and buy more equipment to address an influx of toxic vapor intrusion sites that began last year and is expected to escalate.

Jon Harrison Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 4:01pm Categories: Environment News Items

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is among a group of law enforcement officials asking U.S. Senate leaders to stop legislation that commercial shippers on the Great Lakes say will help business but which environmentalists believe could lead to more invasive species entering waterways.

Jon Harrison Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 8:28pm Categories: Environment News Items

Officials with Canadian oil transport corporation Enbridge on Thursday denied reports that the company's twin, underwater, 64-year-old oil and natural gas pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac are losing their protective coating.

Jon Harrison Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 11:55am Categories: Environment News Items

A “significant public health threat” is brewing in Michigan because of chemical vapors that percolate up from the ground of former industrial or commercial sites and can leak into nearby homes, Department of Environmental Quality Director Heidi Grether said.

Jon Harrison Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 8:55am Categories: Environment News Items

Opponents of Nestle Ice Mountain's stalled bid to pump more Michigan groundwater are praising a Department of Environmental Quality decision to subject the request to the strictest standard under Michigan law.

Jon Harrison Monday, February 6, 2017 - 11:02am Categories: Environment News Items

Developing and Implementing Alternatives to Aging Pipelines in the Mackinac Straits is Key to Preventing Great Lakes Oil Spill Disaster

Jon Harrison Monday, February 6, 2017 - 10:10am Categories: Government Documents

Air quality and children’s health.


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