Enbridge Pipeline staff are hauling away contaminated soil and clay after 900 barrels of crude oil spilled last week. .
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U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is investigating the cause of equipment failure.
About 900 gallons of oil that leaked from the Enbridge storage tank in unincorporated Mokena is being cleaned up today. The U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is investigating the cause of the Nov. 20 equipment failure. According to a story posted at 11:48 a.m. today in the Chicago Tribune, the pipe line of crude oil that provides a supply between Mokena and Superior, Wis., incurred damage that was contained within the tank berm. Any environmental impact is suspected to have been minimal, said a U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration spokesperson. For more details, look to the Chicago Tribune. Two Ways to Stay Connected to Mokena Patch: