28 Feb '17, 7pm

@stinez8221 the spill contaminated the drinking water for millions

@stinez8221 the spill contaminated the drinking water for millions

We people are a forgetful bunch. We need reminders. Out of sight; out of mind. It’s why we pay attention to birthdays and anniversaries. We sometimes need a little calendar jolt to remind us of what is important. And the half-anniversary of the Kalamazoo River Oil Spill this week should remind us that, despite some very clear reminders, we have done precious little to fix our reliance on oil and the ever-more problematic system that delivers it to us. Six months ago, while all eyes were on the mess in the Gulf of Mexico, we in the Midwest were surprised by our own big oil spill saga when an aging, faulty pipeline carrying heavy crude from the Canadian tar sands oil rush, burst open and spilled nearly a million gallons of its muck into the Kalamazoo River in Michigan. As some of the oil rushed downriver from the spill site near Marshall towards Lake Michigan, the Great Lake...

Full article: https://www.nrdc.org/experts/henry-henderson/pipeline-run...

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