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Roxana, Illinois - Pollution
11:46 am
Tue April 17, 2012

Second suit filed over contamination from Roxana, Ill. oil refinery

A view of the Wood River Oil Refinery in Roxana, Ill.
(Art Chimes)

A second lawsuit has been filed over contamination from the Wood River Oil Refinery in Roxana, Ill.

In the suit, Roxana property owners allege that carcinogenic chemicals, including benzene, released from the refinery have contaminated their properties.

The property owners are seeking compensation for the alleged damage.

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Roxana, Illinois - Pollution
5:54 pm
Tue March 20, 2012

Village of Roxana, Ill. files suit over contamination from oil refinery

A view of the Wood River Oil Refinery in Roxana, Ill. The Village of Roxana filed suit today in relation to contamination from the refinery.
(Art Chimes)

The Village of Roxana, Ill. filed suit today over contamination from the Wood River Oil Refinery.

The suit against Shell Oil, ConocoPhillips, and WRB Refining alleges damage to village property from chemicals that have spilled or leaked from the refinery.

Derek Brandt is the lead attorney on the case for the Simmons Firm, which has joined Roxana Village Attorney James Schrempf in the suit.

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