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EPA Says Oil Spill Cleaned Up

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Feb 19, 2009 7:00PM

The Environmental Protection Agency reports that clean-up from the February 8 oil sludge spill at the Caterpillar, Inc. plant in Rockdale has been mostly completed. The EPA is also currently reviewing Caterpillar's plan and plans to issue any further rulings at a later date. The EPA and other federal authorities claim there was "no significant impact" on the ecological surroundings where the spill happened on the Des Plaines River. Officials did not state how many Shamwows were used in the clean-up.