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Michigan Fight over Kalamazoo River’s Dam Pits Enbridge, DNR Against Community

MLive: The Michigan Department of Natural Resources would like the Kalamazoo River to return to a free-flowing state. Enbridge, the Canadian pipeline company that leaked a million gallons of crude oil into Talmadge Creek and the Kalamazoo River in July 2010, would like to complete the conditions of its mandatory river clean-up. Smack dab in the way of those goals is a 174-year-old dam across the Kalamazoo River. The Ceresco Dam, originally built to power flour and saw mills in the early settlement about...