Petroleum coke, or petcoke, in late October is watered down where it is stored along the Calumet River on Chicago's Southeast Side. The byproduct of oil refining has been piling up along Midwest shipping channels and sparked waves of environmental concerns. The rapid increase in petcoke pile…
A large mound of petroleum coke, or petcoke, is seen in the background near a residential neighborhood on Chicago's Southeast Side. The volume and size of petcoke piles has grown sharply — especially in the Midwest and has sparked new waves of environmental concerns.
Petroleum coke, or petcoke, is stored in late October on barges on the Calumet River near the Chicago Skyway Bridge in Chicago. The grainy black byproduct of oil refining has been piling up along Midwest shipping channels and sparking a new wave of environmental concerns. The volume and size…
Susanna Gomez, 37, puts a sock on her 5-year-old daughter, Mariah Burgos, as she talks about living near the the Calumet River and industrial sites on Chicago's Southeast Side where petroleum coke, or petcoke, is stored. Listening to the interview is Gomez's 3-year-old grandson Aerien Pachec…
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a news conference at the Millennium Hotel in New York's Manhattan borough on Thursday.
The election campaigns brought a deluge of hypercharged political sound bites about environmental values even though there’s strong public support for cleaner air that’s healthier to breathe, cleaner water that’s safer to drink and enjoy for recreation, and fewer dangerous toxics in our comm…
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels has signed a new law banning businesses that supply Iran's energy industry from contracting with governments or school corporations in Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS | Companies that sell to or invest in Iran's energy sector could be barred from doing business with state and local governments in Indiana.
Training dollars from the U.S. Department of Labor could help young adults get into the energy industry, the Center of Workforce Innovations said in a news release.
Northwest Indiana leaders long have said the region needs to build a renewable energy industry here. Finally, that thought is turning into substance.
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