"Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy"

Art, Photography
"Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy"
Photograph: Courtesy the Museum of Contemporary Photography

For years, oil refineries have piled petcoke—a fine dust of carbon and toxic heavy metals—on the southeast side of Chicago. This collection of photographs and essays examines the environmental and societal impact of this hazardous waste product while seeking to raise awareness of its presence within the city.

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