Kalamazoo River http://wemu.org en Michigan Pipeline Construction To Resume In May http://wemu.org/post/michigan-pipeline-construction-resume-may <div>Construction of the final 50 miles of an Enbridge oil pipeline replacement project in Michigan resumes in May.&nbsp;</div><p></p><p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:42:07 +0000 Associated Press 44006 at http://wemu.org Michigan Pipeline Construction To Resume In May 1st Friday Focus On The Environment: The Threat Of Oil Pipelines http://wemu.org/post/1st-friday-focus-environment-threat-oil-pipelines <p>Water is one of the most important natural resources in Michigan. As a Great Lakes state,&nbsp;perhaps it's the most important. We are also spoiled with an amazing network of inland lakes, rivers and streams that enhance our quality of life in a myriad of ways. So, protecting this resource is something we think about often. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Invasive species, pollution and water levels are some of the frequent conversations we engage in. What we discuss less frequently is vast number of oil pipelines that run through the state of Michigan near, and sometimes under our precious waterways. That's the topic in the March edition of </span>WEMU's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>1st Friday Focus on the Environment. &nbsp;</strong></em></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Listen Here:&nbsp;</strong></em></p><p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:22:10 +0000 David Fair 42471 at http://wemu.org 1st Friday Focus On The Environment: The Threat Of Oil Pipelines Kalamazoo River Clean-up Continues Three Years After The Spill http://wemu.org/post/kalamazoo-river-clean-continues-three-years-after-spill <p>This week marks three-years since an Enbridge pipe-line burst and spilled roughly a million gallons of oil in the Kalamazoo River. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, all of this time later, and the expensive clean-up is still underway.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 12:24:34 +0000 Andrew Cluley 32883 at http://wemu.org Kalamazoo River Clean-up Continues Three Years After The Spill