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New Chicago limits on petcoke piles clear hurdle

KCBX petcoke is sprayed to keep the dust down at a storage facility on the Southeast Side of Chicago. (E. Jason Wambsgans, Chicago Tribune)

By John Byrne… 276 more words

Community

Throw the aldermanic bums out. And drop some coin into the Inspector General's cup.

Here is a cool job.

You start work on your first day. But you don’t have to show up. You don’t have to clock in or fill out a time sheet. 153 more words

Chi-town Stories

August 1862

2 AUG

Federal Secretary of State William Seward instructed Charles Francis Adams, minister to Great Britain, to neither receive nor discuss any British offers to mediate the war. 1,517 more words

Abraham Lincoln

Petcoke, the Koch brothers and the 10th Ward.

Susan Sadlowski Garza talks to her neighbors at last night’s meet-and-greet in the 10th Ward.

I took a drive to the 10th Ward last night. 715 more words

Early And Often

Thanks to BP, Rahm and the Kochs, Chicago Developing a Serious Petcoke Problem...

Directly across the Illinois border from Chicago stands British Petroleum’s Whiting Oil Refinery in Whiting, Indiana and this huge facility creates petcoke, which in turn creates a bunch of problems in Chicago, problems that only get magnified by the involvement of the Koch Brothers and the lack of involvement by Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuel… 1,650 more words

British Petroleum