Officials say Mackinac oil pipelines have too little support

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan officials said Wednesday that Enbridge Energy Partners had violated a legal requirement by having too much unsupported space along its twin oil pipelines running beneath the environmentally sensitive waterway that links Lakes Michigan and Huron.

  • Written by JOHN FLESHER, AP Environmental Writer

Great Lakes research vessel to become new museum exhibit

ALPENA, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan-based research vessel that's been operating on the Great Lakes since 1947 has made its last official voyage and will be converted into a museum exhibit.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS