West Bay Exploration Co. http://wemu.org en Michigan League Of Conservation Voters Leery Of Drilling Plans http://wemu.org/post/michigan-league-conservation-voters-leery-drilling-plans <p>A Traverse City-based company's plans to drill for oil or natural gas in Scio Township is setting off alarm bells with the Michigan League of Conservation Voters.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Deputy Director Jack Schmidt says drilling operations bring with them problems like construction, trucks, and fumes and odors.</p><p>"The fact that this is occurring so close to potential residential areas, or could potentially be occurring close to residential areas is a concern," Schmidt says.<br /><br />Schmidt says if oil spills, it can cause problems for local waterways.</p><p></p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:33:25 +0000 Bob Eccles 44101 at http://wemu.org Michigan League Of Conservation Voters Leery Of Drilling Plans Company Considers Drilling West of Ann Arbor http://wemu.org/post/company-considers-drilling-west-ann-arbor <p>A Traverse City-based company is moving forward with plans to possibly drill for oil or natural gas in an area just west of Ann Arbor. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:11:23 +0000 Associated Press 44053 at http://wemu.org Company Considers Drilling West of Ann Arbor