Archive for July, 2017

Train derailment dumps thousands of gallons of crude oil in Plainfield

Train derailment dumps thousands of gallons of crude oil in Plainfield

July 1, 2017 | Chicago Tribune | Clean-up efforts continued Saturday in Plainfield after a train carrying crude oil derailed early Friday evening. No one was injured in the derailment. Officials confirmed that oil leaked from two of the cars on the Canadian National freight train and a possible third car was leaking oil. It […]

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Cleanup underway after freight train carrying crude oil derails in Plainfield, IL

Cleanup underway after freight train carrying crude oil derails in Plainfield, IL

July 1, 2017 | WLS News | PLAINFIELD, Ill. (WLS) — A massive cleanup effort is underway in southwest suburban Plainfield after a train derailment sent cars carrying crude oil off the track on Friday. The derailment happened 6:54 p.m. Friday near Rte. 59 and Riverwalk Court. Police suggested several businesses nearby to close after […]

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