26 Jul '11, 2pm

A Year After Pipeline Spill, Tar Sands Oil Still Plagues a Michigan Community

A Year After Pipeline Spill, Tar Sands Oil Still Plagues a Michigan Community

A year after a pipeline carrying tar sands oil ruptured in western Michigan, nearby Morrow Lake is still closed. Kari Lydersen More from OnEarth Web Exclusive : Across America, the Fossil Fuel Industry Digs In for a Massive Expansion OnEarth Network : Montana Oil Spill Illustrates Climate-Related Risks to Pipelines, Experts Say The Edge : Montana’s Yellowstone River Oil Spill: The Shape of Things to Come? More from NRDC Henry Henderson's Blog: A Pipeline Runs Through It: The Kalamazoo River, Failing Infrastructure, the Great Lakes and the Fate of Our Nation Fact Sheet: Proposed Keystone XL Project Would Deliver Dirty Fuel at a High Cost Josh Mogerman's Blog: Michigan Oil Spill Was Indeed Tar Sands: Enbridge Thinks It's Better if You Don't Know Tar sands oil has proven more damaging and difficult to clean up than traditional crude For a year now, Marshall, Michigan, has res...

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