National Transportation Safety Board http://michiganradio.org en Federal officials to release report on Enbridge oil spill on Tuesday http://michiganradio.org/post/federal-officials-release-report-enbridge-oil-spill-tuesday <p>Federal regulators will release a report tomorrow on the reasons why an oil pipeline broke near Marshall.</p><p></p><p>Environmentalists want to see if problems with federal oversight of the pipeline industry will be cited in the report.</p><p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 20:48:01 +0000 Steve Carmody 8197 at http://michiganradio.org Federal officials to release report on Enbridge oil spill on Tuesday Federal officials and insurance groups against helmet law repeal http://michiganradio.org/post/federal-officials-and-insurance-groups-against-helmet-law-repeal <p>Federal officials are trying to talk Michigan political leaders out of repealing the state&#39;s motorcycle helmet law. Members of the National Transportation Safety Board are in Lansing today to meet with Governor Snyder&#39;s administration.</p><p>Insurance groups are also getting involved. Laurie Conarton is with the Insurance Institute of Michigan. She says more people will be injured or die if the law is repealed:</p><blockquote><p>&quot;After Florida repealed their helmet law, there were 81% more fatalities and 80% more closed head injuries.&quot;</p> Fri, 24 Jun 2011 19:19:19 +0000 Tracy Samilton 3016 at http://michiganradio.org Federal officials and insurance groups against helmet law repeal