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BP Settles Class-Action Lawsuit Over Tainted Gasoline

Customers of BP could be in line for a few bucks, if they unknowingly bought tainted gasoline last summer.

08/21/2013

The Longo family's Volvo suffered $5,000 in engine damage in August 2012. They had received contaminated fuel from a BP gas station, but BP has declined to pay all of the damages, stating the car's timing belt was significantly overdue for replacement even before the car received any tainted fuel. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Heights Family Still Fighting With BP Over Bad Gas

A suburban family has been trying to get help from BP, after their car was crippled this summer, in the wake of a fuel contamination problem at their refinery in Whiting, Ind.

CBS 2–10/23/2012

Gasoline pump. (Credit: Miguel Gutierrez/Getty Images)

BP Halts Sales Of Midgrade, Premium Fuel In Chicago Area

BP said Thursday it has fixed the problem that forced a recall of fuel in Northwest Indiana, the Chicago area, and the Milwaukee area, but has halted sales of premium and midgrade gas in those areas.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

Bad Gas

BP Recalls 2 Million Gallons Of Gasoline Distributed From Northwest Indiana

Mechanical problems could be caused by unleaded regular gasoline that came from the company’s Whiting, Ind. facility between Aug. 13 and 17.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2012

Crews haul in equipment that will be used to perform an "air stripping" of the drinking water in Sauk Village, which has been contaminated with vinyl chloride. (Credit: CBS)

Costly Temporary Fix To Sauk Village Water Woes Begins

CBS 2 has learned the temporary fix to the tainted water system in Sauk Village might cost far more than anybody thought before it’s finished.

CBS 2–07/31/2012

Crestwood Water Tower

Sauk Village Water Woes A Reminder Of Crestwood Water Scandal

Sauk Village’s recent woes over contaminated drinking water have served as a reminder of similar problems another Chicago suburb faced five years ago, when residents discovered their drinking water had been contaminated for years.

CBS 2–07/31/2012

Sauk Village

State Stepping In To Clean Sauk Village Water, But Residents Still Frustrated

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has stepped in to help Sauk Village officials find a way to clean their town’s contaminated water supply.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

Sauk Village

In Reversal, Sauk Village Now Says Water Is Safe To Drink

Earlier this week, residents had been told that cancer-causing vinyl chloride made the water unsafe. Business owners were told to use alternative sources of water.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

Sauk Village Water

Sauk Village Residents May Have To Stock Up On Bottled Water

There is still no timetable for when the water in Sauk Village will be safe to drink, and some say the only solution may be to start stocking up on bottled water.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

Gavel

$625K Verdict On Behalf Of Man Who Died From Contaminated Drug

The estate of a southwest suburban man has been given a large jury award, more than three years after he died from contaminated blood-thinning drugs.

WBBM Newsradio–06/10/2011