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Proposed Enbridge pipeline may gain from Keystone XL delay

By | 11.14.11 | 10:04 am | More from The Michigan Messenger

The State Department’s decision to spend more time considering a permit for TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline may boost the outlook for a competing pipeline planned by Enbridge, owners of the pipeline that burst in Calhoun County last year.

Last year’s Enbridge spill into Kalamazoo River affecting Keystone perceptions

By | 10.03.11 | 9:17 am | More from The Michigan Messenger

Last year’s devastating spill of nearly a million gallons of tar sands crude oil into the Kalamazoo River is having an impact on the public’s perception of the safety of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline as the federal government nears a final decision on the project.

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Enbridge under-estimated oil spill cleanup costs in Kalamazoo River

By | 09.28.11 | 12:07 pm | More from The Michigan Messenger

In a report submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday, Enbridge increased its estimate of how much it will cost to clean up the company’s Kalamazoo River oil spill.

The Kalamazoo Gazette reports that the company has revised its cleanup estimate from $585 million to $700 million. More…

EPA sees progress in cleaning of Kalamazoo River

By | 09.02.11 | 3:34 pm | More from The Michigan Messenger

Despite Enbridge Energy Partners’ failure to meet an Aug. 31 deadline to remove an estimated 200 acres of submerged oil from the bottom of the Kalamazoo River, EPA officials say the cleanup is making progress.

Ignoring Enbridge spill lessons, State Dept. claims Keystone XL rupture would not impact public health

By | 08.29.11 | 11:31 am

Image by: Matt MahurinThe U.S. State Department’s long-awaited final Environmental Impact Statement for the Keystone XL pipeline seems to overlook some of the lessons from last year’s Enbridge tar sands spill in Michigan.

Enbridge expected to face criminal charges over Michigan spill

By | 03.07.11 | 10:06 am

Image by: Matt MahurinThe former chief of the U.S. Department of Justice’s environmental crimes section said Friday that the oil and gas company Enbridge will likely face criminal charges over its 2010 Michigan pipeline rupture.

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Groups urge oversight of tar sands pipelines

By | 02.18.11 | 9:20 am

As the U.S. State Dept. considers a proposal to build a nearly 2,000-mile long pipeline to transport Canadian tar sands to refineries on the Gulf Coast, key questions about the safety of moving tar sands by pipeline remain unanswered, watchdog groups warned this week.