EDWARDSVILLE – The village of Roxana has sued current and former owners and operators of the Wood River Refinery over alleged damages to village-owned property resulting from releases of cancer-causing chemicals.
According to the lawsuit, benzene contamination on some village-owned land measures as high as 2.6 million percent of allowable limits in Illinois. The village alleges that spills, leaks and other discharges have contaminated streets, alleys, ground water and the village’s public works yard.
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