Topic: kalamazoo river spill

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Friday Feb 1, 2013 Michelle Barlond-Smith is a photographer and “accidental activist” from Battle Creek, Michigan. Since Enbridge’s 2010 Kalamazoo River tar sands spill, which devastated her community, Michelle has studied the impacts of oil spills extensively and travelled throughout North America to share her story with other communities threatened by dirty oil developments. ... read more »
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Friday Jan 18, 2013 The community hearings for Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline and tanker project are underway in Vancouver this week amidst a flurry of criticism over the panel’s decision to shut the public out of the hearings.
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Thursday Oct 11, 2012 Enbridge's spin machine is at it again. This time they're telling tall tales about their clean-up efforts in Kalamazoo, Michigan. It's time to demand that Enbridge come clean.
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Thursday Oct 4, 2012 Yesterday, October 3rd, was Enbridge’s Investor Days – a time when the company management promotes all their projects and expected growth, while glossing over any risks or past errors, to analysts in Toronto. Investor Days hit New York today.... read more »
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Friday Jul 27, 2012 On a rare sunny 80-degree Seattle day, I stood on the steps of City Hall helping my friend Tiffany into a five-foot tall salmon costume.... read more »
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Thursday Jul 26, 2012 Dear Supporters, Every day I see the flares and billowing smoke from the tar sands refinery near my home. I often wonder what that refinery is discharging into the air and water, especially since the recent BP refinery fire in February of this year. That explosion sent out huge columns of black smoke and bursts of fire. It scared me to death. ... read more »
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Wednesday Jul 25, 2012 ForestEthics supporters gathered on the banks of the Fraser River in British Columbia for a candle-lit vigil marking the anniversary of Enbridge's Kalamazoo River tar sands disaster. The rupture took place in Michigan, two years ago today. Dumping millions of litres of tar sands into the watershed, it's considered the costliest on-shore pipeline disaster in US history. ... read more »
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Tuesday Jul 24, 2012 In July 2010, an Enbridge pipeline ruptured spilling more than 3 million litres of tar sands crude into Michigan’s Kalamazoo River. The spill devastated the river, which remained closed for nearly two years after the spill.
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Tuesday Jul 10, 2012 Smithers, BC - The conclusion from the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report on Enbridge’s handling of the Kalamazoo River oil spill was too little, too late. The 2010 spill devastated south-central Michigan's Kalamazoo Watershed with tar sands crude.... read more »

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