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Chicago Oil Spill

Six Months Past the Kalamazoo River Spill: Failing Pipelines and the Great Lakes

Henry Henderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

Remembrance of the Kalamazoo River spill is a good place to start our re-evaluation of infrastructure policies and begin the task of genuine renewal.

EPA Monitoring Another Chicago-Area Oil Pipeline Leak

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

LOCKPORT, Ill. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is monitoring the cleanup of an oil leak from an underground pipe near in the Chicago ...

Romeoville Oil Spill Cost: Enbridge Estimates Cleanup At $60 Million

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The company behind a pipeline leak this month near Chicago estimates it will cost up to $60 million to clean up the area where hundred...

Romeoville Oil Spill: More Than 250,000 Gallons Of Oil Recovered In Chicago Suburb

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ROMEOVILLE, Ill. — Federal officials say more than 250,000 gallons of oil have been recovered from the site of a pipeline leak near Chicago. Bu...

After Summer Of Oil Spills, Enbridge Restarts Michigan Pipeline

AP | TIM MARTIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

LANSING, Mich. — After a two-month shutdown, oil flowed Monday through a pipeline that leaked more than 800,000 gallons of oil in southern Michi...

EPA: Suburban Oil Spill Finally Stopped

AP | TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Crews on Monday removed a 12-foot section of pipe at the site of an oil spill outside Chicago that led to a spike in regional gasoline...

Oil Prices Surge After Pipeline Shutdown

AP | SANDY SHORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Oil prices surged Friday after a pipeline that delivered oil to Midwest refineries was shut down, raising questions about how long the supply may be d...

2,000 Gallons Of Crude Leak Into Chicago Suburb As Pipeline Shuts Down

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ROMEOVILLE, Ill. — Oil was sent onto a roadway and into a retention pond in suburban Chicago on Thursday when Enbridge Energy Partners officials...

Des Plaines River Oil Spill: Caterpillar Tank Spills 65,000 Gallons Of Oil Sludge Near Joliet

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ROCKDALE, Ill. — The Environmental Protection Agency says cleaning up an oil spill along the Des Plaines river in suburban Chicago will take two...