Remaining mounds of petroleum coke have been removed from the Detroit riverfront ahead of a city-imposed deadline.
Bing’s office says Detroit Bulk Storage was notified to move the material by Aug. 27.
A company has stopped accepting shipments of petroleum coke at a site along the Detroit River.
The Michigan Public Service Commission last week issued the “Michigan Energy Appraisal: Summer 2013.” The appraisal, published since 1978, reviews the projected prices and availability of energy in Michigan over the coming months.
Michigan 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
Tests 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.
Demonstrators gathered in Detroit to protest the growing mounds of”pet coke” that now block the view to Windsor.
While one analyst is predicting four-dollar a gallon, a former Shell Oil exec says we could be paying five dollars for a gallon in 2012.