Tags: US | Michigan | River | Oil | Spill

Michigan Oil Spill Soaks Wildlife, Causes Odor

Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 03:00 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

Officials say 840,000 gallons of oil has leaked from a pipeline into a creek that flows into the Kalamazoo River in southwest Michigan, threatening wildlife and introducing a pungent odor to the area.

Tom Fridel, general manager for Enbridge Liquids Pipelines, says a malfunction caused the leak in the 30-inch pipeline Monday.

Houston-based Enbridge and the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office of Emergency Management says the pipeline pumps were shut down as soon as the leak was discovered.

The pipeline carries about 8 million gallons of oil a day from Griffith, Ind., to Sarnia, Ontario.

The oil spilled into Talmadge Creek, which flows northwest into the Kalamazoo River.

——

Information from: Battle Creek Enquirer, http://www.battlecreekenquirer.com

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

For 1 Night on Stage, Embattled Cosby His Old Self

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 07:49 AM

The protesters didn't show, the would-be hecklers didn't take the bait, the weeks of headlines about sexual assaults dis . . .

Obamacare Architect Gruber Loses Second Consulting Job

Friday, 21 Nov 2014 22:39 PM

Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber, who publicly boasted about the healthcare law’s "lack of transparency" and credited . . .

Obama's Immigration Speech Gets Most Viewers on Univision

Friday, 21 Nov 2014 20:00 PM

As the lead-in to the Latin Grammys, President Barack Obama's speech announcing his sweeping immigration reforms reached . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved