Michigan DEQ Rejects Request To Store Pet Coke Along Detroit River Citing Dust Control MeasuresPet coke is burned as fuel in cement kilns and power plants.
State Regulators Deny Permit For Detroit Pet Coke StorageDetroit's mayor last year ordered the company to remove piles of the waste product from a site along the Detroit River near the Ambassador Bridge.
Piles Of Midwest 'Petcoke' Raising Residents' Ire"We could barely open the windows this summer because the black dust was so bad."
Pet Coke Piles Along Detriot River Cleared AwayRemaining mounds of petroleum coke have been removed from the Detroit riverfront ahead of a city-imposed deadline.
Detroit Mayor Sets Deadline For Pet Coke RemovalBing's office says Detroit Bulk Storage was notified to move the material by Aug. 27.
Company Says Pet Coke Piles Along Detroit River Will Be Gone By August A company has stopped accepting shipments of petroleum coke at a site along the Detroit River.
Peters: State Looking Into Pet Coke Dust IssueMichigan environmental officials are looking into the effect that dust from petroleum coke piles is having along the Detroit River.
Peters: Is Petcoke Storage Near Detroit River Is Safe? Congressman Gary Peters is pushing for further studies to confirm the chemical piles are safe.
Gary Peters Wants Detroit Pet Coke ProbeMichigan U.S. Rep. Gary Peters has taken to the House floor to criticize the storage of large piles of an oil-refining byproduct along the Detroit River
State Tests: Mounds Of Petroleum Waste Are SafeTests by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality have found that hulking black mounds along the banks of the Detroit River in southwest Detroit don't pose a threat to human health.