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VICE Investigates Chicago's Petcoke Pile Problem

By Chuck Sudo in News on Mar 14, 2014 1:30PM

The piles of petroleum coke on Chicago's Southeast side have drawn the attention of VICE magazine, who report about the ongoing fight to contain the dust being blown into the surrounding neighborhoods. VICE, which is doing some excellent reporting lately, lays out the health risks and follows the money trail directly to BP and the Koch Brothers. Check it out here and watch this 14-minute video documentary on the petcoke piles below.