Silver Creek Oil Spill

Franklin Park, IL - Region V

Site Contact:

Ramon Mendoza & Thomas Mendez
On-Scene Coordinator

mendoza.ramon@epa.gov ; mendez.thomas@epa.gov

10205 Grand Ave
Franklin Park, IL 60131
response.epa.gov/SilverCreekOilSpill

Latitude: 41.9274310
Longitude: -87.8842130
NRC#: 1184093

On July 14, 2017, the Franklin Park Fire Department discovered and responded to an oil spill they discovered on July 14 at 1428 hours. The oil spill has spilled into Silver Creek, which feeds into the Des Plaines River about 1-2 miles downstream.. The Fire Department deployed absorbent booms in two locations in an effort to contained the oil spill. The Fire Department has requested assistance from EPA.

OSCs Mendoza and Mendez are responding.




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