From tar sands refinery subsidies in Whiting, Indiana and cash-strapped Detroit to petcoke covering the neighborhoods of Southeast Chicago, this subsidy spotlight explores the human impact of government subsidies gone haywire.
Infographic: Piling up Keystone XL’s Petcoke
New Infographic! There are many reasons that the Keystone XL pipeline will clearly exacerbate the problem of climate pollution…but one that is often overlooked at our peril is the problem of petroleum coke (aka “petcoke”).
Detroit’s petcoke pile helps a struggling coal plant stay in business…more to come?
The story of the Detroit petcoke pile should give the Obama administration some serious pause as they consider the Keystone XL decision.