The 41-year-old is accused of killing his former girlfriend and her fiancé, chopping up their bodies and dumping the remains in the Detroit River.
Pet coke is burned as fuel in cement kilns and power plants.
Dixon says that two dozen firefighters will pull a thousand foot six-inch wide cable out of the Detroit River.
Even a threat of rain didn’t spoil the mood of thousands of people who enjoyed the fireworks spectacular over the Detroit River.
Earlier this month, the U.S. Coast Guard granted a permit to construct the publicly owned bridge between Detroit and Windsor.
Court documents show the man later changed his story and said he was playing poker at the Motor City Casino.
“Our waters are getting cleaner, pollution levels are decreasing and our ability to enjoy aquatic recreational activities is improving.”
The man apparently told police that he was in a warehouse on the city’s east side, somewhere near the Detroit River.
Looking brave and (mostly) fearless, hundreds took a quick dip in some pretty chilly water, all in the name of a good cause.
Officials said the diesel fuel spill happened as a U.S. Coast Guard ship was fueling up near the Ambassador Bridge.