BY LEN WELLS

Officials report a leak of diesel fuel from an area behind the Carmi Light Plant.  The leak was observed last Monday morning, June 21, officials said. Upon discovering the leak, the City of Carmi notified the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and requested assistance from Elastec to contain the leak.

Officials said the source of the leak was quickly found and was stopped. City officials then followed the recommendations of the EPA for cleanup and remediation of the...

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