By Emily Atkin
CREDIT: AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
The letter sent by the Southeast Environmental Task Force (SETF) and Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) gave official 90-day notice of intent to sue the Koch brothers and 10 of their companies, including the KCBX Terminals Company, in federal court. The lawsuit will seek to hold them liable for the harmful effects of pollution caused by coal and petroleum coke, or petcoke — a dusty byproduct of tar sands oil refining — which their companies allegedly help store in large piles along the Calumet river on Chicago’s southeast side.
Because petcoke can be used as fuel.. To Read More:http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/04/30/3432796/koch-getting-sued/
The full notice of intent to sue the Koch brothers can be found here.