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Petcoke

City: Calumet Transload tried to transport after cease and desist issued

CHICAGO | Chicago Public Health Department officials said Friday an East Side neighborhood-based company illegally stored 12,000 tons of metcoke in violation of a previously agreed-to order.

August 08, 2014 12:00 am

City issues ‘cease and desist’ order against company for petcoke storage without permit

CHICAGO | An East Side neighborhood-based company was issued a cease and desist order this week for allegedly storing and handling petroleum coke and other petroleum-based substances at its facility without a required permit.

August 07, 2014 12:00 am

'Petcoke' handler says it will consolidate terminals

CHICAGO | A company that stores giant mounds of petroleum coke on Chicago's Southeast Side says it's consolidating operations at one location.

June 10, 2014 12:25 pm

No plans to store petcoke at Gary industrial park

GARY | Contrary to what you may have heard, petcoke will not be shipped to Buffington Harbor, at least not as part of the first phase of development of a new industrial park, city and Carmeuse officials said.

June 09, 2014 3:30 pm
EPA: Petcoke piles violate Clean Air Act

EPA: Petcoke piles violate Clean Air Act

CHICAGO | The owners and operators of a petcoke storage facility on the city's Southeast Side were in violation of the Clean Air Act between February and May, federal officials said Tuesday.

June 04, 2014 4:30 pm

City Council OKs petcoke restrictions

CHICAGO | The City Council on Wednesday approved measures concerning the storage of petcoke, despite the concerns of Southeast Side residents who believe the changes do not address issues related to pollution and public health.

April 30, 2014 3:50 pm Related

Petcoke class action lawsuit names BP, four other defendants

A Chicago law firm has filed a class action lawsuit against BP, Hammond-based Beemsterboer Slag Corp. and three other companies over the petroleum coke that has been stored along the Calumet River.

November 25, 2013 7:30 pm
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