Diesel

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

credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Digital Chicago

Metra Creeps Closer To Fare Hike

The commuter rail agency’s new CEO, Alex Clifford, said Friday that rising diesel fuel prices and the state of Illinois’ continuing inability to pay subsidies may leave Metra with a $100 million 2011 budget shortfall.

06/10/2011

Road Closed

Semi Rolls Over, Spills Fuel Onto Bishop Ford

A rolled-over semi truck spilled diesel fuel on the Far South Side and temporarily closed all inbound lanes of the Bishop Ford Expressway late Thursday morning.

12/02/2010

A Metra Commuter Train (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Metra Vows To Fix Diesel Engine Pollution

Metra is looking for immediate remedies to the problem of pollution from diesel locomotives, particularly those idling in Chicago’s Union and Ogilvie stations.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2010