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Enbridge na rufe Kalamazoo Kogin zubar da tsaftacewa da kuma sabunta shi

Source: mlive.com

COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, MI - Wannan shine lokacin bazara na ƙarshe Kogin Kalamazoo zai zama wurin da ake yin dorewa mai nauyi, kamar yadda Enbridge Inc. ya tsabtace ɓarna daga malalar bututun mai wanda ya aika kimanin galan dubu 800,000 na ɗanyen mai zuwa Talmadge Creek da kogin.

Kusan shekaru huɗu bayan haka tun lokacin da aka gano fashewar Yuli 26, 2010 kusa da Marshall, Kamfanin bututun bututun Kanada yana keɓe tsabtatawa.

Mai Kula da Gidajen Mahalli Ann Nieuwenhuis ta ce aikinta a gabashin garin Kalamazoo County ya ci gaba sosai a idanun jama'a kuma a bayyane ba tare da wani tangarda ba.

Nieuwenhuis ya ce "Kowane makonni biyu (Hukumar Kula da Muhalli ta Amurka) tana tsara taron masu ruwa da tsaki a Marshall wanda zan halarta kai tsaye ko ta wayar tarho." “Makonni biyu da suka gabata na nemi zuwa shafin. Abinda nake ji shine muna da Cadillac version (na aikin dredging). Contan kwangilar da ke karkashinta ya yi tunani mai yawa game da yadda za a kafa ta, ”in ji ta, wanda ya haifar da nutsuwa, ingantaccen aiki.

Nieuwenhuis ya ce "Suna kan manufa kan lokacin da muka tsara musu, kuma ina da kwarin gwiwar za a mayar da kasar kamar yadda take (kafin malalar) kafin karshen watan Nuwamba, wanda shi ne yarjejeniyar kwangilar."

Mai magana da yawun Enbridge Jason Manshum ya ce idan an cire kasa mai gurbatawa daga tafkin Morning Lake, cikakke ne, wanda ake tsammanin ya kasance tsakiyar-zuwa ƙarshen lokacin rani, aikin kamar yadda aka bayyana a ƙarƙashin umarnin 2013 na Maris ta EPA zai cika. Sabuntawar kogin kogin zai ci gaba ta hanyar faduwa tare da duka hanyoyin ruwan 35-mile na hanyoyin Calhoun da Kalamazoo wadanda suka kasance sanadiyyar tsabtace lamarin, in ji shi.

Tun lokacin da aka fitar da danyen mai daga bututun mai na Enbridge, gwamnatocin jihohi da na tarayya sun hada gwiwa don kula da kiyayewa da kuma cire mai daga muhallin da ke kewaye.

Manshum ya ce, "Muna shigo da kasa da tsire-tsire da bishiyoyi don samar da sararin samaniya mai kyau kamar zai yi kyau idan ba a taba zubar da ruwa ba a wurin," a yarjejeniyar da muka yi da (Ma'aikatar Daidaitar Da Muhalli ta Michigan da Ma'aikatar Albarkatun Kasa ta Michigan). "

Sannan, baya ga sa-ido kan kula da muhalli lokaci-lokaci, aikin Enbridge zai ƙare, in ji Manshum. "Idan har ana bukatar magance wani yanki (za mu dawo), amma dai gwargwadon yadda muka sani, muna kan matakin karshe."

Kamfanin da farko yana fatan za a yi shi tare da aikin rushewa a tafkin Morrow a ƙarshen 2013, amma yana da matsala gano shafin da aka yarda da shi don kushin dredge don riƙe kayan a cikin ɗan lokaci kafin a kwashe shi. A cikin watan Fabrairu, Enbridge ya samu yardar Hukumar Kasuwancin Kayan Ido (Comstock Township Plan) don sanya kicin a cikin Masana'antu na Benteler, wanda ke zaune a arewacin tafkin a gabashin Michigan Avenue.

Wannan amincewar ta dogara ne akan Enbridge ta amfani da hanyar motocin da ta guji juyewa a Michigan Avenue da King Highway, kamar yadda manyan motocin 200 a kowace rana safarar gurbata iska daga wurin zuwa rarar da aka amince da su. Wani yanayin kuma shi ne Enbridge ya kafa tsarin kula da ingancin iska a cikin makwabta Fleetwood.

Tun lokacin da aka fara aikin tonon, Nieuwenhuis ya ce, “sau biyu kawai muke da kira - a ranar 22 ga Afrilu wasu mutane sun koka game da warin dizal. Motoci da yawa sun kasance a ciki da waje saboda wannan ne ranar farko da aka cire takunkumin takaita nauyin. ”

Wani lokacin da wani mutum ya kira gunaguni da ƙanshi, ta ce.

Ayyukan da ake yi a wannan bazara, ba a gani ba ne daga unguwar Fleetwood, wacce ke ɓoye ta ƙasa, kuma ana sa ido iska da hayaniya don tabbatar da cewa ba abin da ke faruwa a farfajiyar Wenke softball a Kogin Oaks Park.

Manyan motoci sun nuna matukar biyayya ga hanyoyin da aka amince da su, in ji Nieuwenhuis. "Har yanzu, yana da kyau," in ji ta.

Daga nan kusa da kusa da wurin da bututun ya fashe, inda aka fara aikin share fage da sauran aikin tsaftacewa, jihar tana matukar taka rawar gani wajen sa ido kan maido da kogin, in ji Michelle DeLong, Babban jami'in mayar da martani na Enbridge na Sashin Tsarin Ruwa na MDEQ. Wannan ya ƙunshi matse tasirin tashar, shigar da rajistan ayyukan ginin tushen da aka haɗa don ƙirƙirar wurin kamun kifin, gina wuraren waha ruwa mai zurfi tare da sanya ƙoshin a bakin kogin. Dasa za a yi a ƙarshen bazara da kuma fall.

Bugu da kari, jami'an jihar "suna nan suna sa ido kuma za su yi aiki tare da Enbridge yayin da EPA ke barin wurin lokacin da aka yi aikin hako," in ji DeLong.

"A wani lokaci, lokacin da EPA ta Amurka ta bar aikin, za mu fara shirinmu na sa ido da tantancewa na dogon lokaci tare da Ma'aikatar Inganta Muhalli ta Michigan," in ji ta.

Steve Hamilton, shugaban majalisar Kalamazoo Kogin Ruwa, ya ce hankalinshi daga halartar tarurrukan tattaunawa na yau da kullun da zagayawa cikin ranakun tafkin Morning a 'yan makonnin da suka gabata shi ne cewa ragin karshe yana tafiya sosai.

"Enbridge da 'yan kwangilarsu, da kuma EPA da DEQ, sun koyi abubuwa da yawa daga kwarewar da aka samu a baya na hako wasu wurare a cikin kogin, kuma sun samar da wani tsari da aka tsara sosai don yanayin yankin," in ji shi. “Kuma a bayyane ya ke a gare ni cewa ba su kashe kuɗi don kula da kayan yadda ya kamata ba kuma cikin aminci, kuma tabbatar da cewa hayakin iska ba shi da matsala. Don haka, babu korafi daga mahangata. ”

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