The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting that there has been an increase of open piles of petcoke showing up outside of refineries in both Chicago and Detroit. Petcoke is a powdery byproduct of oil refinery. The "powder" has been blowing into residential properties causing health concerns. Tammy Webber, Piles of Midwest "Petcoke" Raising Residents' Ire, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Nov. 25, 2013.
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