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2010 Oil Spills in Michigan

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, MI 00000


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Oil Spill in Great Lakes
On heels of Enbrige oil disaster, new oil spill discovered in Great Lakes off coast of Michigan.

Yet another oil spill has been discovered in the state of Michigan, this time affecting the Great Lakes.

On Tuesday, October 5, state and federal officials received complaints from concerned members of the public that parts of a Lake Huron had toxic oil coating the shoreline of the Cheboygan State Park and sheen within the waters of Duncan Bay. This Northern Michigan coastline is home to several threaten wildlife and plant species, some of which include the rare Black Tern, Pitcher’s thistle, and Dwarf Lake Iris.


2010 Kalamazoo River Oil Spill

Kalamazoo River monitoring expected through at least 2015: Ecosystem recovering has long way to go after oil spill
Published: Friday, October 15, 2010


On July 26, 2010, an accident on the Line 6B oil pipeline owned by Enbridge Energy Partners in Calhoun County, Michigan released over 800,000 gallons of crude oil into a tributary of the Kalamazoo River.


National Wildlife Federation - (includes news)



July 2010 Oil Spill May Cause Environmental Damage in Kalamazoo River and Talmadge Creek Region
The lawyers in Weitz & Luxenberg’s environmental litigation unit are currently investigating potential property and business loss claims stemming from the Kalamazoo River spill.


DNRE - For Wildlife Rescues
please call 800-306-6837 to report affected wildlife

Circle D Wildlife Refuge (Vicksburg, MI)
Office Phone: 269-350-4031
Animal Emergencies: 269-778-9181
With all of the animals we have a constant need for food, new pens and sheltering, and medical supplies. your donations, and memberships help us to make Circle D Wildlife a great habitat and home for our friends.



Assault on America: A Decade of Petroleum Company Disaster, Pollution, and Profit
New report shows how today’s oil and gas industry threatens Americans in countless ways.


List of oil spills

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Created At: Mon Oct 18 02:00:15 -0700 2010
Updated At: Mon Oct 18 03:51:25 -0700 2010
Updated By: DNug

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