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The black mounds of pet coke that once lined the Detroit River have now been removed. The piles left behind are limestone. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Pet Coke Piles Along Detriot River Cleared Away

Remaining mounds of petroleum coke have been removed from the Detroit riverfront ahead of a city-imposed deadline.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2013

Petroleum coke. (credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ)

Detroit Mayor Sets Deadline For Pet Coke Removal

Bing’s office says Detroit Bulk Storage was notified to move the material by Aug. 27.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2013

This photo shows pet coke being dumped onto a growing pile of the material near the Detroit River in southwest Detroit in May, 2013. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2013

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MPSC Issues Summer Energy Appraisal

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2013

Partial shot of the mound which now blocks view of Windsor, Ontario. (credit:Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Gary Peters Wants Detroit Pet Coke Probe

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

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2013

Partial shot of the mound which now blocks view of Windsor, Ontario. (credit:Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

State Tests: Mounds Of Petroleum Waste Are Safe

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2013

Partial shot of the mound which now blocks view of Windsor, Ontario. (credit:Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Southwest Detroiters Demand Answers About Petroleum Waste

Demonstrators gathered in Detroit to protest the growing mounds of”pet coke” that now block the view to Windsor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2013

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Analyst: Record Gas Prices Could Hit In Spring

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/28/2010

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