Municipal Action Regarding
BP Refinery Increased
Pollution to Lake Michigan

Photo: Executive Director David Ullrich at a July 21st press conference with Senator Dick Durbin and Representative Rahm Emanuel regarding the BP Whiting Refinery increased pollution to Lake Michigan.  

  • Click here for a template city council resolution opposing the increased pollution from the BP Refinery to Lake Michigan
  • Click here for GLSLCI Letter to the Editor of the Chicago Tribune regarding BP Refinery pollution to Lake Michigan
  • Click here for GLSLCI Press Release calling for less pollution from BP Refinery to Lake Michigan
  • Click here to see what municipalities are doing to oppose the BP Refinery's increased pollution to Lake Michigan

News Coverage

  • From Inside Indiana Business, information regarding a public hearing on August 22nd at the Indiana Statehouse held by the Administrative Rules Oversight Committee regarding the permitting process:
  • NY Times article regarding City of Chicago action on BP issue (registration required):