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Michigan seeks extensive records about underwater oil pipes

Jan. 13, 2020 7:46 PM EST

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan officials demanded an extensive set of records Monday from Enbridge Inc. in an investigation of the company's oil pipeline that runs beneath a channel linking two of the Great Lakes. In a letter to the Canadian company, the state Department of Natural Resources...

Body found on Michigan property where woman went missing

Dec. 22, 2019 1:09 PM EST

HONOR, Mich. (AP) — A body was found near a cabin in northwestern Michigan where a 47-year-old Detroit-area woman reportedly went missing in October, authorities said. The family of Adrienne Quintal, 47, called authorities in Benzie County about 1:30 p.m. Saturday to report finding the body in a flooded...

In this Sept 13, 2018 photo provided by the Environmental Protection Agency shows an aerial view of the Trowbridge Dam on the Kalamazoo River near Allegan, Mich., in southwestern Michigan. The aging dam will be taken down under an agreement reached between federal officials and NCR Corp., one of the companies whose paper mills polluted the river with toxic PCBs in the last century. (Paul Ruesch/Environmental Protection Agency via AP)

Company to pay $245M toward cleanup of Kalamazoo River PCBs

Dec. 11, 2019 5:30 PM EST

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — One of the companies responsible for polluting an 80-mile (129-kilometer) stretch of river and floodplains in southwestern Michigan with toxic chemicals will pay at least $245.2 million to advance a cleanup effort that began more than 20 years ago, federal officials said...

Jury: Lawmaker didn't lie to FBI, hung on 2 other charges

Dec. 10, 2019 7:16 PM EST

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A federal jury in western Michigan on Tuesday cleared a Republican state lawmaker of lying to federal authorities but was hung on two other charges against him. Jurors found Rep. Larry Inman not guilty of lying to the FBI but could not reach a verdict on charges of attempted...

Court rejects Nestle plan for bottled water pump building

Dec. 3, 2019 5:54 PM EST

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Court of Appeals sided against a Nestle water bottling company Tuesday in a dispute over a pumping facility needed for a significant expansion of its operation. A three-judge panel unanimously overruled a circuit judge who had granted Nestle Waters North...

Family offers $100K for info on missing Michigan woman

Nov. 25, 2019 5:52 PM EST

HONOR, Mich. (AP) — The family of a suburban Detroit woman who disappeared in northern Michigan is offering $100,000 for information on her whereabouts, six weeks after they last heard from her. Adrienne Quintal, 47, was reported missing last month from a family-owned cabin near Honor, about 20 miles (32...