Enbridge Fined For Failing To Fully Inspect Pipelines After Kalamazoo Oil Spill

By David Hasemyer, Insideclimatenews.org -

The Canadian oil pipeline company responsible for one of the largest inland oil spills on record has agreed to pay a $1.8 million fine for failing to thoroughly inspect its pipelines for [...]

Clashes Erupt As White Supremacist Richard Spencer Speaks At Michigan State University

By Aaron Maté, Therealnews.com -

The white supremacist Richard Spencer spoke at Michigan State University after defeating a campaign against his appearance. The Rev. David Alexander Bullock of Change Agent Consortium says that [...]

Sysco Racks Up 79 Violations Over Union Vote

By Shandra Martinez, mlive.com -

By Shandra Martinez for M Live - GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- George Brewster was making a delivery to a Northeast Side bar when he noticed his supervisor parked nearby, watching him. What Brewster didn't [...]

Bigoted, Unprofessional Police Chief Backed By Governor

By William Boardman, www.readersupportednews.org -

By William Boardman for Reader Supported News - This is an unsurprisingly nasty internet meme that was publicly shared by the director of the Michigan State Police on her Facebook page on Sunday, [...]

Menominee Tribe Seeks Stricter Federal Oversight In Michigan Mine Fight

By Brian Bienkowski, www.truth-out.org -

By Brian Bienkowski for Truth Out - In its continued fight against a mine near sacred waters, the Menominee Indians of Wisconsin want stronger federal regulations to apply as officials weigh the [...]

With A Michigan City Fighting Back, DHS Pushes A Controversial Deportation Forward

By Maryam Saleh, www.theintercept.com -

By Maryam Saleh for The Intercept - IN THE FACE of intense community opposition, immigration officials are vowing to push ahead with plans to deport a 20-year Ann Arbor, Michigan, resident. [...]

Commissioner Vows To Stand In Front Of Bulldozers To Stop Gas Pipeline

By Ryan Stanton, www.mlive.com -

By Ryan Stanton for M Live - ANN ARBOR, MI - Citizens opposed to construction of the ET Rover natural gas pipeline, particularly the route it would take through lakeside areas in western [...]

Protesters Arrested For Blocking Traffic In Downtown Grand Rapids

By Dominick Mastrangelo, www.mlive.com -

By Dominick Mastrangelo for Michigan Live - Following several warnings, police say, a 64-year-old male, a 40-year-old male and a 49-year-old female were all arrested on charges of Impeding [...]

Enbridge’s Kalamazoo River Oil Spill Settlement Greeted By Flood Of Criticism

By David Hasemyer, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By David Hasemyer for Inside Climate News - After considering and rejecting nearly all public suggestions for penalizing Enbridge over the largest ever oil spill into an inland U.S. waterway, [...]

Michigan Pot Legalization Takes Double Blow; Vows To Fight On

By Phillip Smith, www.alternet.org -

By Phillip Smith for AlterNet - Efforts to let Michiganders vote on legalizing marijuana this year suffered a one-two punch from the state's political establishment today, but organizers are [...]

Enbridge Now Expects $55 Million Fine for Michigan Oil Spill

By David Hasemyer, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By David Hasemyer for Inside Climate News - The potential fine Enbridge, Inc. expects for spilling more than 1 million gallons of tar sands oil into Michigan's Kalamazoo River in 2010 continues [...]

Flint Families File Class-Action Lawsuit

By Timothy Cama, www.thehill.com -

By Timothy Cama for The Hill - Seven families in Flint, Mich., filed a federal lawsuit seeking damages from the city and state over the lead-contaminated drinking water crisis. The families are [...]

Michigan House Democratic Leader Calls For Gov. Snyder To Resign

By Brian McVicar, www.mlive.com -

By Brian McVicar for Michigan Live - House Democratic leader Tim Greimel called on Gov. Rick Snyder to resign Wednesday, saying the Ann Arbor Republican showed "negligence and indifference" in [...]

Governor Snyder Could Have Called Flint Emergency ‘At Any Time’

By Nadia Prupis, www.commondreams.org -

By Nadia Prupis for Common Dreams - Michigan Governor Rick Snyder could have declared a state of emergency in Flint over its water contamination crisis months earlier than he did, according to [...]

8 Powerful Moments From Ryan Coogler’s #JusticeForFlint Event

By Zeba Blay, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Zeba Blay for The Huffington Post - The most important star-studded event taking place Sunday night wasn't the Oscars -- it was director Ryan Coogler's #JusticeForFlint charity concert. The [...]

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