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Michigan Requests Closure of Enbridge Pipeline; EPA Fines Company $6.7M

Michigan’s attorney general has asked a judge to shut down a pipeline in the Great Lakes after an energy company discovered that an anchor support had shifted deep below the surface. Enbridge Inc. insists the Line 5 pipeline itself was …

Michigan Sues Owner of Failed Dams, Seeks Compensation for Destruction

The state of Michigan filed a lawsuit on June 9 against the owner of two dams, seeking fines for the destruction of natural resources as well as “gross mismanagement” that preceded a devastating flood in Midland County. Blame for the …

Opioid Distributors Sued by Michigan AG Under Drug Dealer Law

Michigan on Dec. 17 sued four companies over the deadly painkiller epidemic, becoming what state Attorney General Dana Nessel said is the first state to sue major opioid distributors under a liability law that is typically used to go after …

Michigan AG to Target Worker Misclassification by Employers

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said her office will target businesses that cheat their employees of wages, pledging a forceful crackdown on what she called an under-the-radar problem that also lets companies dodge taxes. “Our office intends to be as …