ntsb http://michiganradio.org en NTSB issues recommendations after railroad accidents in Michigan and illinois. http://michiganradio.org/post/ntsb-issues-recommendations-after-railroad-accidents-michigan-and-illinois <p>NILES, Mich. (AP) - Federal officials say railroad accidents last year in Michigan and Illinois were caused by workers not following required safety precautions.<br><br>The National Transportation Safety Board said Friday that both the Feb. 28 accident in Madison, Ill., and the Oct. 21 accident near the southwestern Michigan city of Niles involved signal maintenance operations. It issued recommendations to address the improper use of jumper wires during maintenance and repairs.<br> Sat, 09 Mar 2013 22:09:35 +0000 The Associated Press 11616 at http://michiganradio.org Critical NTSB report will likely not affect state review of new Enbridge pipeline in Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/critical-ntsb-report-will-likely-not-affect-state-review-new-enbridge-pipeline-michigan <p>Federal regulators this week blasted Enbridge Energy for its handling of the 2010 Kalamazoo River oil spill.&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;But the highly critical federal report is unlikely to affect a state review of Enbridge&rsquo;s plans for a new oil pipeline through Michigan.&nbsp;&nbsp; Wed, 11 Jul 2012 05:01:01 +0000 Steve Carmody 8210 at http://michiganradio.org Enbridge employees compared to 'Keystone Cops' in 2010 Kalamazoo River oil spill http://michiganradio.org/post/enbridge-employees-compared-keystone-cops-2010-kalamazoo-river-oil-spill <p>The <a href="http://www.capitolconnection.net/capcon/ntsb/live/ntsblive_flv.htm">National Transportation Safety Board</a> is not pulling its punches against Enbridge Energy in a highly critical report of the company&rsquo;s handling of the July, 2010 oil spill near Marshall. Tue, 10 Jul 2012 14:06:40 +0000 Steve Carmody 8203 at http://michiganradio.org Enbridge employees compared to 'Keystone Cops' in 2010 Kalamazoo River oil spill 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