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  1. United States: Oil workers strike for climate justiceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Green Left Weekly

    ... considering joining the USW strike. Among the workers who have already joined the strike are employees at a plant in Whiting, Indiana, where more than 1600 gallons of tar sands crude spewed into Lake Michigan last March, nearly contaminating the ...

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  2. West coast refinery issues spill over to pumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | UPI

    ... Midwest markets are witnessing modest spikes in gasoline prices in part because of problems at BP's refinery in Whiting, Ind. The Chicago Tribune quotes labor leaders as saying there have been operational issues at the plant, though a BP spokesman ...

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  3. Forecasters: Gas prices poised to soarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Day

    ... to equipment breakdowns, including an explosion at a refinery in Torrance, Calif., on Feb. 18. The BP refinery in Whiting, Ind., which is a major supplier of fuels to Chicago and Milwaukee, has had two operational problems so far this week, ...

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  4. Missing Man Found Dead In Gary, Police Have Person Of Interest In CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | CBS Local

    ... now known. The Lake County Coroner's office says family members have identified the man as Nathan Marshall, 30, of Whiting, Ind. He had been reported as missing in December. His body was found late Wednesday afternoon about a half-mile off Fairbanks ...

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  5. Leak at BP refinery in Whiting 2nd malfunction this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    The Times of Munster reports a leak happened at a pipe still Wednesday morning at the Whiting refinery. The unit accounts for roughly one-quarter of the refinery's production capacity.

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  6. A malfunction at BP's Whiting refinery sent oil into Lake Michigan Tuesday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    The Times of Munster reports a leak happened at a pipe still on Wednesday morning at the Whiting refinery. The unit accounts for roughly one-quarter of the refinery's production capacity.

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  7. Oil Workers Dig In for Historic Fight Against Industry Giants Over Crucial Safety RulesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Common Dreams

    Members of USW Local 7-1 stage an action outside of a BP-owned refinery in Whiting, Ind. on February 12, 2015.

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  8. Forecasters say gas prices are set to soarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... to equipment breakdowns, including an explosion at a refinery in Torrance, Calif., on Feb. 18. The BP refinery in Whiting, Ind., which is a major supplier of fuels to Chicago and Milwaukee, has had two operational problems so far this week, ...

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  9. US refinery strike continues with no steps toward settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... to the negotiations. The second-largest crude distillation unit at BP Plc's 413,500 barrel per day (bpd) refinery in Whiting, Indiana, where about 1,100 USW members are on strike, was undergoing repairs on Wednesday after a malfunction this morning. ...

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  10. BP's Whiting, Indiana, refinery CDU shut after leak -reportRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Reuters

    A leak caused the shutdown of a crude distillation unit at BP Plc's Whiting, Indiana, refinery on Wednesday, according to a report on the nwitimes news website.

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  11. U.S. refinery strike continues with no steps toward settlementRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Reuters

    ... to the negotiations. The second-largest crude distillation unit at BP Plc's 413,500 barrel per day (bpd) refinery in Whiting, Indiana, where about 1,100 USW members are on strike, was undergoing repairs on Wednesday after a malfunction this morning. ...

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  12. Refinery Strike Continues Into Fourth WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Members of the United Steelworkers Union and other supporting unions picket outside the BP refinery on February 10, 2015 in Whiting, Indiana. Workers at the BP refinery walked off the job Sunday morning after failing to reach an agreement on a new contract.

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  13. Listen up: on strike at BPRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Nuvo.net

    What was called "a massive flare-up," created thick billows of smoke at the BP oil refinery in Whiting, IN, on the morning of February 23. According to BP, the situation was dealt with in about eight minutes. No injuries or damage to property was reported.

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  14. Nationwide refinery strike expands to 15 plants in fourth weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Los Angeles Times

    ... including a Carson facility owned by Tesoro Corp. A week later, union workers began striking at BP refineries in Whiting, Ind., and Toledo, Ohio. "We're committed to reaching a settlement that works for both parties, but adequate staffing levels, ...

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  15. Steelworkers Accused Of Intimidating Workers For Not StrikingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Daily Caller

    ... for organizing workers at oil refineries across the country to strike over safety concerns. "Workers at BP's Whiting, Indiana and Toledo, Ohio refineries are joining the union's unfair labor practice strike against the oil industry that began on ...

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  16. Compressor malfunction causes emissions at BP Whiting refinery - reportRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | HawaiiNews

    A compressor problem in a production unit caused flare-ups at BP Plc's 413,500 barrels-per-day Whiting, Indiana, refinery, a report on nwitimes news website said on Monday. No one was injured in the incident and production was restored, the report quotes company spokesman Scott Dean as saying.

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  17. Oil Refinery Strike Widens To Largest U.S. PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Switched

    FEBRUARY 10: Members of the United Steelworkers Union and other supporting unions picket outside the BP refinery on February 10, 2015 in Whiting, Indiana. Workers at the BP refinery walked off the job Sunday morning after failing to reach an agreement on a new contract.

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  18. Chicago's win on petcoke may be Indiana's lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    ... Ferraro said. All this comes a day after BP announced that it will stop shipping petcoke from its massive Whiting, Indiana, refinery to KCBX by this summer. "Based on a number of considerations, BP has made the business decision to store the ...

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  19. UPDATE 2-U.S. refinery strike passes 18th day but talks resumeRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Reuters

    ... union also wants wage increases. The USW has issued no new strike notices since Feb. 6, when workers at plants in Whiting, Indiana, and Toledo, Ohio, were told to walk off their jobs the next day. On Wednesday, the USW sent a text message to members ...

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  20. BP to stop sending petcoke to ChicagoRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Chicago Tribune

    Amid pressure from neighborhood groups and Mayor Rahm Emanuel, BP later this year will halt shipments of dusty petroleum coke to Chicago sites across the border from its giant Whiting, Ind., refinery. A BP spokesman on Wednesday confirmed that by mid-year the company will stop sending petroleum coke to two sites along the Calumet River owned by KCBX Terminals, a firm controlled by industrialists Charles and David Koch.

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