petroleum coke

Environment
A small but energetic coalition of residents have stepped up to fight the blight, holding protests and marches, educating
Environment
Bill sponsor U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and supporter U.S. Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) both stood on the Senate floor and said Keystone XL is not an export pipeline in the minutes leading up to the bill's failure.
Politics
Friday's rally featured an appearance from Democrat Debbie Stabenow, who will be Michigan's senior senator now that fellow
Environment
Environmentalists are planning to take billionaires Charles and David Koch to court, alleging the brothers' companies are
Environment
Environmentalists fear that other parts of the city could also be at risk of being home to new petcoke sites in the future
Environment
Three days after spilling crude oil into Lake Michigan, BP has doubled its spill estimate to between 470 and 1228 gallons. The leak happened at its refinery in Whiting, Ind. Although some of the oil has been cleaned up, it's unclear how much is left in the lake, a drinking water source for about seven million Chicagoans.
Chicago
Despite all the strong words from officials, none of the policies offered up in response to the sorry situation have actually threatened to wipe the petcoke piles away.
Environment
Chicago appears set to take another big step in its crackdown against petroleum coke, or "petcoke," though it has thus far
Chicago
The issue of petcoke is just beginning to make itself known. Part of the expansion of the BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana to take Canadian tar sands is the addition of the world’s second largest coker.
Chicago
Resident Lilly Martin, who can see the coke piles from her backyard deck, tells the Tribune: "You can't have a picnic outside
Environment
Detroit Bulk Storage says that shipments of pet coke to its already-towering pile by the Detroit River have halted, and the
Environment
Although no coal production is actually taking place here, a filthy fuel with even more severe climate impacts than coal is leaving port bound for foreign power plants.
Detroit
The Marathon refinery, which recently underwent a $2.2 billion expansion that allows them to process the Canadian oil sand
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Massive Piles Of Oil Byproduct Piling Up On Detroit River
Environment
The federal government is giving a joint venture involving oil giant BP millions of dollars in stimulus money to build a