A public interest law firm is preparing to file a lawsuit against the Canadian owners of a pipeline that ruptured and leaked hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil into the Kalamazoo River.
AUDIO: The Great Lakes Environmental Law Center in Detroit sent a legally required formal notice to Enbridge Incorporated of its intentions to sue. The notice says the citizen lawsuit seeks damages under the federal Clean Water Act.
Primary elections in Michigan are Tuesday. As the Michigan Public Radio Network's Laura Weber reports, outside groups interested in the outcome of the elections may have actually outspent the candidates in the closing weeks of the campaign.
MARSHALL, MI – Residents will have a chance to get firsthand updates from government officials on an oil spill in a southern Michigan river.
The Environmental Protection Agency and other government agencies have scheduled a 7 p.m. Monday public meeting at Marshall High School. Government officials are expected to give updates on progress in cleaning up last week's massive oil spill in the Kalamazoo River.
BOSTON – Pinch-runner Darnell McDonald scampered home when Marco Scutaro's bunt was thrown away by pitcher Robbie Weinhardt, and the Boston Red Sox won in their last at-bat for the second straight game, beating the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Sunday.
Jonathan Papelbon (4-4) earned the victory despite giving up Miguel Cabrera's two-run double and a game-tying single by Jhonny Peralta in the ninth.
Brad Thomas (4-1) took the loss, allowing an unearned run on two hits and a walk in one inning plus two batters.