A rally was held in the former company town of Marktown Park in East Chicago, over the weekend to call attention to what activists say are environmentally unsound practices used by BP in Whiting.
No new oil has been found floating in Lake Michigan or at the bottom of a cove following further inspection Sunday of the spill site near the BP Refinery in Whiting, Ind.
As many as 500 gallons of crude oil spilled onto the shore of Lake Michigan in Whiting, Ind., following an accident Monday afternoon at the BP refinery.
As the ordered Chicago’s public health department to draft regulations for dusty refinery waste from sites along the Calumet River, a group of protesters was taking their concerns to the head of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency.
Union workers at the BP plant in Whiting, Ind., said Wednesday that the company has taken away something that’s been a beloved tradition for decades: the morning coffee break.
Workers at the BP refinery in Whiting, Ind., were shocked to find two dead monkeys in a shipping crate Wednesday.
Plaintiffs who sued BP over its refinery in Whiting, Ind., say a $400 million settlement will improve the health of people who live near the plant.