A Big Spill

brush & ink, digital color

In 2014, the BP owned Whiting refinery in Indiana leaked between 630 to 1,638 gallons of crude oil into Lake Michigan. Ironically, the incident occurred less than two weeks after the U.S. lifted BP’s ban on bidding Gulf of Mexico oil leases since the massive Macondo disaster in 2010. Read my original post Close to Home – BP Spills Tar Sands into Lake Michigan.