BP raises estimate of Lake Michigan oil spill

Lake Michigan, the source of drinking water for 7 million people in Chicago and the suburbs, has been contaminated by 39 barrels or 1,638 gallons of oil. The Whiting refinery in Northwest Indiana is America’s seventh-largest refinery. It processes heavy Canadian oil from the tar sands region of Alberta.

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March 30, 2014 · 12:51 pm

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