Enbridge Pipeline staff are hauling away contaminated soil and clay after 900 barrels of crude oil spilled last week. .
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The Mokena oil tank spill indeed poses no known health risk, but officials acknowledge that someone should have notified the public.
Cleanup of the oil spill at the Chicap Pipeline in Mokena is moving along at a rapid pace. More than 700 of the 900 barrels of oil that leaked Nov. 20 at the facility, 18401 Wolf Road, has been sopped up. According to a spokesperson for Enbridge Pipeline Distributors, the recovery process is expected to be completed by the end of the week. Officials said there's no health risk resulting from the 900 barrels of crude oil that spilled in unincorporated Mokena on Nov. 20, but they acknowledged that more information could have been given to the public over the weekend. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is the federal agency responsible for overseeing the safety of the nation’s natural gas and hazardous liquid pipeline…
Monday, November 26, 2012
U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is investigating the cause of an oil tank leak at the Chicap Mokena Terminal, which is operated by BP Oil. Enbridge Inc., of Calgary, Alberta is the distributor.