BP: Tainted gas sold at local stations
Updated: August 29, 2012 9:31PM
Several local BP gas stations have been identified as having sold tainted gasoline related to a problem at BP’s oil refinery in Whiting, Ind.
The stations include the following:
• 1220 W. Touhy Ave.
• 1118 W. Touhy Ave. (Thornton’s)
• 7662 N. Milwaukee Ave.
• 5601 Dempster St.
• 8801 Waukegan Road
• 7200 N. Cicero Ave.
• 5035 Touhy Ave.
• 3750 Touhy Ave.
• 3301 Dempster St.
• 5001 Old Orchard Road
According to BP, each gas station was immediately instructed to stop selling the off-specification gasoline from the Indiana refinery, clean out gas tanks and replace the gasoline.
BP has also posted a searchable database for consumers who want to check whether gas stations they use sold tainted gasoline. To check a station, go to BP’s website, www.bpresponse.com, click on “claims information” and “retail site list.”
To file a claim customers may call 1 (800) 599-9040 and find the copy of a claim form at www.bpreponse.com.~.