Bp Whiting Refinery
South Shore Clean Cities, BP's Whiting Refinery and a host of environmental groups are partnering to provide grants aimed at improving air quality in Lake County.
HAMMOND | A local environmental justice group and a California-based organization gathered Tuesday to teach residents living near BP's Whiting Refinery how to read air quality monitors to be installed there next year.
HAMMOND | A local environmental justice group is hosting two seminars next week aimed at teaching stakeholders how to access and analyze data from air quality monitors set to be installed at BP Whiting Refinery next year.
WHITING | The $3.8 billion BP Whiting refinery project is set to wrap up later this year and layoffs of involved construction workers are expected.
HAMMOND | BP is suing five companies associated with a fireproofing material used in its multibillion-dollar modernization project at the Whiting Refinery.
HAMMOND | Leaders from the BP Whiting Refinery and two environmental justice groups said Thursday they reached a deal to expand pollutant monitoring provisions beyond the requirements from a consent decree filed in federal court earlier this year.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is hosting a public hearing Thursday on draft permits for BP Products North America Inc.'s Whiting Refinery.
CROWN POINT | Local government's financial affairs aren't on the rocks yet, but Lake County's elected officials can hear the roar of the breakers -- the circuit breakers.
CROWN POINT | The Republican plan to revive Northwest Indiana's economy involves creating a rising tide of new jobs and investment for the entire state.
WHITING | Officials at the BP Whiting Refinery are leading an investigation to figure out the root cause of a "brief flash fire" that sent three contract workers to the hospital Tuesday night.
A mammoth shipment to the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor will keep workers busy this week as they handle components of a large crane soon heading to the BP Whiting Refinery, local and state port officials said.
WHITING | Authors, scholars and history buffs from across the nation will converge downtown Wednesday for the start of a three-day conference on the importance of preserving the past.
EAST CHICAGO | The BP Whiting Refinery will make a presentation to the East Chicago Waterway Management District board of directors at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Annex Building in East Chicago City Hall.
The top government official from the Canadian province of Alberta was in Chicago this week to tout the importance of trade relationships between Canada and the United States.
WHITING | BP's request for a variance in the amount of mercury the Whiting Refinery can discharge in its wastewater has been approved by the state.
Negotiators from the United Steelworkers and the lead company bargaining on behalf of oil refiners reached a tentative agreement Tuesday on a new three-year labor contract.
United Steelworkers Local 7-1 has alerted the BP Whiting Refinery it has authorized its members to strike as of 11:59 p.m. Tuesday when the current three-year contract is expected to expire, The Times has learned.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is hosting a Dec. 15 public hearing on the draft proposal it approved for the BP Whiting Refinery to deviate from current rules on how much mercury can be in its wastewater discharge.
WHITING | Traffic jams are all too common at 129th Street and Indianapolis Boulevard during a shift change at the BP Whiting Refinery.
WHITING | Many Northwest Indiana residents remain divided on how beneficial BP's multibillion-dollar Whiting Refinery expansion is for the region.
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