Correction: Great Lakes-Coolant Spill-The Latest story | National

MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) In a story April 17 about a leak of insulation fluid from electric cables in the channel that connects Lake Huron and Lake Michigan, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the fluid contained benzene. The fluid contained a benzene compound, which is different from benzene.

A corrected version of the story is below:

The Latest: Tugboat blamed in Great Lakes pipeline damage

The U.S. Coast Guard says it's still looking into what damaged underwater electric cables and oil pipelines in the channel that connects Lake Huron and Lake Michigan

MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) The Latest on damage to oil pipelines and electric cables in Michigan's Straits of Mackinac (all times local):

12:15 p.m.

The U.S. Coast Guard says it's still looking into what caused damage to underwater electric cables and oil pipelines in the channel that connects Lake Huron and Lake Michigan.

Cmdr. Shaun Edwards declined to comment Tuesday on an announcement by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette that his office was bringing civil action against VanEnkevort Tug & Barge of Escanaba, Michigan. Schuette says a company vessel dragged an anchor along the Straits on Mackinac on April 1.

Edwards says Schuette's move was separate from the investigation led by the Coast Guard and includes other federal, state and tribal agencies.

Edwards says that after the investigation is finished, any mariner who acted wrongly could lose credentials or be referred to the Department of Justice for a crimi....

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