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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 remained unclear how much oil had leaked, but one estimate suggested as much as 45,000 gallons of oil had leaked out of the two cars.

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