Diesel Fuel

A wrong-way driver crashed her vehicle into a semi truck on the Chicago Skyway early Thursday. (Credit: NVP News video)

Wrong-Way Driver Crashes Into Semi On Skyway

A wrong-way driver collided with a semi early Thursday on the Chicago Skyway (I-90), spilling diesel fuel and closing all southbound lanes for more than an hour on the South Side.


At The O'Hare Stop On The CTA Blue Line. (CTA File Photo)

Five Sickened By Diesel Fumes At O’Hare CTA Station

Five CTA employees got nauseous and were taken to a hospital Thursday morning following a minor diesel fuel spill at the O’Hare Blue Line station.


(Credit: CBS)

Compressed Natural Gas Could Help Cut Fuel Costs

The average price for regular unleaded in Chicago is $4.45 a gallon, 60 cents more than the national average of $3.85, according to AAA. But CBS 2’s Mike Parker found gas selling for $2.65 a gallon. It’s not your typical gas, it’s compressed natural gas, and it could save you a bundle.

CBS 2–09/19/2012

Harlem Avenue Crash

Car Slams Into Semi, Causes Fuel Spill In Berwyn

A car slammed into a semi-trailer truck in Berwyn early Friday, causing the truck to spill its diesel fuel all over the roadway.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2012

The Old Chicago Main Post Office building at 433 W. Van Buren St. (Credit: CBS)

Durbin, Amtrak: Venting Issues At Old Post Office Hurt Union Station

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Monday he hopes the owner of the Old Post Office building is going to make good on his word to help vent harmful exhaust fumes from Union Station, located just below the building.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2012

Crews are cleaning up a diesel fuel spill along the Fox River in Aurora. (CBS)

Aurora Crews Work To Clean Up Diesel Spill In Fox River

Cleanup continues in Aurora Thursday, following a diesel fuel spill in the Fox River.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2011

Fox River, Elgin

Diesel Fuel Leaks Into Fox River

Approximately 1,500 gallons of diesel fuel leaked from the Federal Aviation Administration facility in west suburban Aurora Wednesday morning.


(Photo Credit: Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Spiking Fuel Prices Not Hurting CTA

Many of us are sweating a bit about the spiking cost of fuel — but not the CTA. The transit agency has locked in lower fuel prices for 2011.

WBBM Newsradio–03/09/2011

Pace Board of Directors consider a bus powered by compressed natural gas. The bus rides quieter, and would cost less to operate. (Bob Roberts/ WBBM)

Pace Considers Bus Powered By Natural Gas

As fuel prices shoot through the roof, Pace is taking a look at a bus that would not only be cheaper to operate — it would make rides a lot quieter for riders.

WBBM Newsradio–03/03/2011

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Diesel Fuel Spill In Basement Of Loop Building

Diesel fuel has spilled in the basement of a Loop building Thursday morning.