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Production continues at BP's Whiting Refinery after explosion

Production continues at BP's Whiting Refinery after explosion

A spokesman for BP said production continued Thursday at the Whiting Refinery following a Wednesday night explosion and fire that sent one employee to a local hospital. The employee was treated and released.

August 28, 2014 7:01 am
BP Refinery in Whiting

BP Refinery in Whiting

The flare stacks at BP's Whiting Refinery have burned perpetually, like eternal flame memorials, and have perhaps come to define Whiting more than its Polish heritage, the annual Pierogi Fest celebration that takes over 119th Street, its picturesque homes or the pungent smell of gasoline tha…

August 08, 2014 5:12 pm
BP Refinery in Whiting

BP Refinery in Whiting

The flare stacks at BP's Whiting Refinery have burned perpetually, like eternal flame memorials, and have perhaps come to define Whiting more than its Polish heritage, the annual Pierogi Fest celebration that takes over 119th Street, its picturesque homes or the pungent smell of gasoline tha…

August 08, 2014 5:05 pm

Crown Point plucks new planner from Lake County

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Planning Department's gain is the Lake County Planning Department's loss.

July 15, 2014 5:12 pm

BP says pollutant-monitoring website will include info on health effects

BP's new website monitoring emissions will be operational by summer, Director of Media Relations Scott Dean said.

February 13, 2014 3:21 pm

East Side residents angry about 'black dust'

CHICAGO | More than 50 East Side residents crammed into the Wolfe Park Field house Thursday night to voice frustration with petroleum coke apparently seeping into their homes.

October 24, 2013 10:45 pm
E.C., Gary launch competing ports proposals

E.C., Gary launch competing ports proposals

East Chicago is vigorously pursuing its proposal for a new $400 million shipping port on Lake Michigan, just as Gary hopes to get a hearing its own proposal for Buffington Harbor.

August 27, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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BP tour opens up career fields for students

BP tour opens up career fields for students

WHITING | Volunteers from the BP Whiting Refinery and employee group Women of Whiting gave a group of middle school students from Discoveries Unlimited a look inside the refinery and BP's multi-billion dollar modernization project this spring.

June 27, 2012 12:00 am
Benefit dinner set for EMT battling brain tumors

Benefit dinner set for EMT battling brain tumors

NEW CHICAGO | Last December, Eric Maurer was diagnosed with a meningioma brain tumor. Surgery to remove the tumor was performed at Chicago's Rush Hospital in January and was a success, in spite of three remaining small inoperable tumors.

November 03, 2011 12:00 am
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