Pet Coke http://wemu.org en First Friday Focus on the Environment: Detroit River Pet Coke http://wemu.org/post/detroit-river-pet-coke <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The massive pile of black refinery waste that has sat alongside the banks of the </span>Detoit<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> River is gone. The 'Pet Coke' , as it's called, is the waste that's left after heave tar-sands oil is refine. It is not considered hazardous, but it does violate portions of the Clean Air act when it becomes airborne.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Throughout Detroit and Windsor, the airborne residue can be found throughout nearby neighborhoods. &nbsp;</p><p>Listen in as we focus on the effects of exposure of Pet Coke and the regulations to protect the health of the environment:</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 17:36:04 +0000 David Fair 34636 at http://wemu.org First Friday Focus on the Environment: Detroit River Pet Coke