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Illinois EPA Responds to Chemical Spill into Prairie Creek Resulting in Fish Kill

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Illinois EPA Responds to Chemical Spill into Prairie Creek Resulting in Fish Kill (2012, April 25) [421**12]

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Illinois EPA emergency responders and water quality specialists are in Tazewell County again today in response to yesterdays release into Prairie Creek, on Allentown Road west of the Village of Allentown, of several hundred gallons of a mixture of 28 percent nitrogen and 13.3 percent of an herbicide containing Atrazine. The address is reported to be 24815 Allentown Road. In addition, approximately 60 gallons of diesel fuel were released in the vehicle accident that caused the release. The spill resulted in a large and complete fish kill downstream of the incident site.

 

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Organization: Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
1021 North Grand Avenue East
P.O. Box 19276
Springfield, IL 62794-9276
 
Phone: 217-782-3397

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  • Language(s): EN-English
  • Creation Date (from issuing agency): 04 25 2012
  • Document Modification Date (from issuing agency): 04 25 2012
  • Date Accepted Into Depository: Fri, 10 Aug 2012 17:38:06 UTC
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