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

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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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Language(s): EN-English

Volume or Year: 2012
Number or Issue: April 25

Date Created: 04 25 2012
Date Last Modified: 04 25 2012

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1. Illinois EPA Responds to Chemical Spill into Prairie Creek Resulting in Fish Kill (042512EPAPrairieCreekagchemspill.doc).
Document Size:103936 Software: Microsoft Word Version: 97-2003

This is part of a series. It is part of Press releases from the Governor's agencies: 43733