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Pipeline breach spills 100 barrels of crude into Illinois waterways

A pipeline breach in a pipeline owned and operated by Plains All American Pipeline of Houston, Texas, released 4,200 gallons of crude oil in southwestern Illinois, about 40 miles northwest of St. Louis, Mo. The July 10 spill occurred less than two months after the same company spilled more than 100,000 gallons of oil from a pipeline in Southern California, some of which flowed into the Pacific Ocean near Santa Barbara. Plains All American Pipeline said the spill occurred at its Pocahontas Pump Station near the border of Bond and Madison Counties in Illinois. Workers were able to stop the ... Read More