Do what it takes to protect great lakes from an oil spill

An op-ed appeared in the Detroit Free Press on October 10, 2014 from Chris Kolb of Michigan Environmental Council and Gail Gruenwald of Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council.…

Groups call on Snyder: Take immediate action to protect Straits

Groups working on the Oil & Water Don't Mix initiative call a press conference to tell Governor Snyder to take immediate, meaningful action to prevent a pipeline oil…

Mayor of Mackinac Island asks Gov. Snyder to ensure Enbridge complies with easement

Mayor Margaret Doud of Mackinac Island has officially asked Governor Snyder for better transparency and operation of the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline that runs through the Straits of…

Are we prepared for an emergency?

A recent letter to the editor asking the question about whether we were prepared for an oil spill in our waterways was posed in the Record-Eagle by Freshwater…

Enbridge conducts oil spill exercise in Indian River

For the first time ever, Tuscarora Township Police Department is participating in a large-scale exercise involving 200-plus participants from several different local, state and federal agencies, which will simulate…

Pressure Mounts for Governor Snyder to Act on Great Lakes Pipeline

Now is the time to act as the Coast Guard admits it's unprepared for a heavy oil spill. Citizens groups are concerned that Enbridge plans to bring more heavy oil through…

Coast Guard can't adequately respond to heavy oil spill in Great Lakes

A story in the Detroit Free Press says the U.S. Coast Guard and other responders are not adequately equipped or prepared for a “heavy oil” spill on the…

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