Detroit Considers Strict Regulations For Handling Pet CokeDetroit is considering a measure that would strictly regulate the handling of petroleum coke and other bulk solid materials to protect the health of residents.
Storage Piles Of Coal-Based Byproduct Prompt ConcernsIn 2013, massive piles petroleum coke along the Detroit River prompted complaints from residents.
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.
Wayne State Prof Goes Public Over Pet Coke ConcernMountains of petroleum coke -- a byproduct of oil refining from tar sands in Alberta, Canada -- have drawn public concern from politicians, environmental experts, community activists, business owners and residents in the southwest Detroit neighborhood where the black mounds have been deposited along the riverfront since late fall.
Peters: Is Petcoke Storage Near Detroit River Is Safe? Congressman Gary Peters is pushing for further studies to confirm the chemical piles are safe.