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Whiting BP Oil Spill

Whiting BP Oil Spill

Hazmat-suited crews worked Tuesday to clean up an oil spill that spread across 5,000 square feet of Lake Michigan after a Monday afternoon discharge from the BP Whiting Refinery.Tarballs, or blobs of semi-solid oil, washed up along stretches of sandy and rocky shoreline that is owned by BP a…

March 25, 2014 9:13 pm
Red and white quinoa grain in bowls

Red and white quinoa grain in bowls

Red and white quinoa grain in glass bowls on white background

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
EPA: Cady Marsh oil sheen came from more than one source

EPA: Cady Marsh oil sheen came from more than one source

Highland and Griffith hazmat officials join EPA officials April 11 at Ross Road and the Cady Marsh Ditch to investigate an oil spill. A federal report shows a local excavating company cleaned up the oil, but samples taken from leaking totes found at the company did not match samples taken fr…

July 16, 2013 4:00 pm
Environmental investigations hampered by lab delays, federal sequester

Environmental investigations hampered by lab delays, federal sequester

Highland and Griffith hazmat officials join U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials at Ross Road and the Cady Marsh Ditch April 11 investigation an oil sheen on the waterway. The investigation remains open pending conclusions from the EPA.

July 12, 2013 11:28 am
Oil sheen appears on Lake waterway

Oil sheen appears on Lake waterway

Officials set up floating barriers in the Cady Marsh Ditch Thursday to try to slow an oil slick that appeared in the waterway.

April 11, 2013 3:56 pm
Oil sheen appears on Lake waterway

Oil sheen appears on Lake waterway

Highland and Griffith hazmat officials join EPA officials at Ross Road and the Cady Marsh Ditch to try to figure out the origin of an oil spill.

April 11, 2013 3:56 pm
Cady Marsh Ditch oil spill

Cady Marsh Ditch oil spill

Highland and Griffith hazmat officials join EPA officials at Ross Road and the Cady Marsh Ditch to try to figure out the origin of an oil spill.

April 11, 2013 3:56 pm
Acid spill in Burns Harbor

Acid spill in Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor firefighters check the Pilot station parking lot Tuesday after a semi-trailer leaked hydrochloric acid there.

October 02, 2012 2:38 pm
Acid spill in Burns Harbor

Acid spill in Burns Harbor

A Burns Harbor firefighter pours an absorbant agent near a trailer leaking hydrochloric acid at the Pilot in Burns Harbor.

October 02, 2012 2:38 pm
Acid spill in Burns Harbor

Acid spill in Burns Harbor

A Burns Harbor firefighters pours an absorbant agent near a trailer leaking hydrochloric acid Tuesday at the Pilot on U.S. 20.

October 02, 2012 2:38 pm
State: Michigan City latex solution spill contained

State: Michigan City latex solution spill contained

Formaldehyde-contaminated water sits in a drainage ditch outside of Fiber Bond Corp. in Michigan City on Friday.

October 21, 2011 4:50 pm
State: Michigan City latex solution spill contained

State: Michigan City latex solution spill contained

Michigan City Fire Department Captains James Young, left, and Mike Moss remove sandbags from a culvert at the Michigan City Municipal Golf Course on Friday. A release of 1,500 gallons of a latex solution containing formaldehyde into a ditch at the Fiber Bond Corp. near the golf course contam…

October 21, 2011 4:50 pm
State: Michigan City latex solution spill contained

State: Michigan City latex solution spill contained

A worker from SET Environmental, Inc. sucks up formaldehyde-contaminated water in a ditch outside of Fiber Bond Corp. in Michigan City on Friday. A release of 1,500 gallons of a latex solution containing formaldehyde contaminated the area Thursday.

October 21, 2011 4:50 pm
Chemical release at Lansing dry cleaner sends six to hospitals

Chemical release at Lansing dry cleaner sends six to hospitals

A CD One Price Cleaners employee locks doors to the store after an incident involving a chemical released into the air at the cleaners in Lansing on Monday.

March 07, 2011 2:20 pm
Chemical release at Lansing dry cleaner sends six to hospitals

Chemical release at Lansing dry cleaner sends six to hospitals

Lansing paramedics respond to an incident involving a chemical released Monday into the air at CD One Price Cleaners in Lansing.

March 07, 2011 2:20 pm
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