<a href='//www.lib.msu.edu'>MSU Libraries</a> | https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/feed/environmental-studies/atom/ 2017-06-08T04:59:00-04:00 Drupal June 8, 2015 : Federal Settlement Reached On Enbridge Oil Spill https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/231247 2017-06-08T04:59:00-04:00 2017-06-08T04:59:00-04:00 harris23 June 8, 2015 : Federal Settlement Reached On Enbridge Oil Spill https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/environmental-studies/2017/jun/june-8-2015-federal-settlement-reached-enbridge-oil-spill <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>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.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 08 Jun 2017 08:59:00 +0000 harris23 231247 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), the Texas company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) project, has just dumped two million gallons of drilling materials in Ohio wetlands https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/267283 2017-05-11T13:20:00-04:00 2017-05-11T13:20:00-04:00 harris23 Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), the Texas company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) project, has just dumped two million gallons of drilling materials in Ohio wetlands https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/environmental-studies/2017/may/energy-transfer-partners-etp-texas-company-behind-dakota-access <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Ohioans are experiencing a little taste of Standing Rock, right at home.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 11 May 2017 17:20:00 +0000 harris23 267283 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu $6.3M contract awarded to remove Boardman River Dam https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/266209 2017-02-28T13:44:00-05:00 2017-02-28T13:44:00-05:00 harris23 $6.3M contract awarded to remove Boardman River Dam https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/environmental-studies/2017/feb/63m-contract-awarded-remove-boardman-river-dam <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>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.</p> <p>Michels Corporation of Brownsville, Wisconsin, will remove the Boardman Dam and restore sections of the Boardman River.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 28 Feb 2017 18:44:00 +0000 harris23 266209 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu Map shows where Michigan DEQ is investigating vapor intrusion https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/266179 2017-02-26T16:59:00-05:00 2017-02-26T16:59:00-05:00 harris23 Map shows where Michigan DEQ is investigating vapor intrusion https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/environmental-studies/2017/feb/map-shows-where-michigan-deq-investigating-vapor-intrusion <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>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.</p></div></div></div> Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:59:00 +0000 harris23 266179 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu AG Bill Schuette says vessel discharge bill could threaten Great Lakes https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/266091 2017-02-21T16:01:00-05:00 2017-02-21T16:01:00-05:00 harris23 AG Bill Schuette says vessel discharge bill could threaten Great Lakes https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/environmental-studies/2017/feb/ag-bill-schuette-says-vessel-discharge-bill-could-threaten-great <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>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.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:01:00 +0000 harris23 266091 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu Enbridge denies own report noting Straits oil pipeline losing coating https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/266025 2017-02-16T20:28:00-05:00 2017-02-16T20:28:00-05:00 harris23 Enbridge denies own report noting Straits oil pipeline losing coating https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/environmental-studies/2017/feb/enbridge-denies-own-report-noting-straits-oil-pipeline-losing-coating <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>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.</p></div></div></div> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 01:28:00 +0000 harris23 266025 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu Mich. DEQ chief: ‘Vapor intrusion’ poses health threat https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/266043 2017-02-16T11:55:00-05:00 2017-02-16T11:55:00-05:00 harris23 Mich. DEQ chief: ‘Vapor intrusion’ poses health threat https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/environmental-studies/2017/feb/mich-deq-chief-vapor-intrusion-poses-health-threat <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>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.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:55:00 +0000 harris23 266043 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu DEQ sets table for strict review of Nestle water bid https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/265889 2017-02-07T08:55:00-05:00 2017-02-07T08:55:00-05:00 harris23 DEQ sets table for strict review of Nestle water bid https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/environmental-studies/2017/feb/deq-sets-table-strict-review-nestle-water-bid <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>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.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 07 Feb 2017 13:55:00 +0000 harris23 265889 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu Research Identifies Viable Options to Enbridge’s Aging “Line 5” for U.P.’s Propane Supply and Michigan, Midwest Demand for Oil https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/265879 2017-02-06T11:02:00-05:00 2017-02-06T11:02:00-05:00 harris23 Research Identifies Viable Options to Enbridge’s Aging “Line 5” for U.P.’s Propane Supply and Michigan, Midwest Demand for Oil https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/environmental-studies/2017/feb/research-identifies-viable-options-enbridge-s-aging-line-5-s-propane <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><strong>Developing and Implementing Alternatives to Aging Pipelines in the Mackinac Straits is Key to Preventing Great Lakes Oil Spill Disaster</strong></p></div></div></div> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 16:02:00 +0000 harris23 265879 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu New Government Documents, January 2017 https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/266189 2017-02-06T10:10:00-05:00 2017-02-06T10:10:00-05:00 harris23 New Government Documents, January 2017 https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/environmental-studies/2017/feb/new-government-documents-january-2017 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><strong>Air quality and children’s health</strong>.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 15:10:00 +0000 harris23 266189 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu