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Oil, Gas and Fireworks Top Carmi Council Meeting

Carmi City Council Oil, gas and fireworks were the main topics covered by the Carmi City Council Tuesday night. Carmi Mayor Jeff Pollard asked the council to approve a resolution in support of the local oil and gas industry after explaining the importance of the industry... Read More.

Grayville Council Approves Oil Well Drilling

Grayville Council Meeting The Grayville City Council met for the first of its two monthly meetings Monday night, approving additional oil well drilling on city property. The commissioners heard from Rian Waterbury and Randy Fischer of Fischer Oil concerning additional oil prospects in the city. Following... Read More.

Oil Spill Reported Saturday

Oil Spill Reported Saturday   Local authorities responded to a reported oil spill early Saturday morning. According to the White County Sheriff’s Department incident report, Deputy Sheriff Randy Graves was notified of the spill around 5:30 Saturday morning. Graves located the spill, which apparently began at 1500 East... Read More.

Elastec Holds Oil Spill Workshop

Elastec Holds Oil Spill Workshop Over the past decade Elastec has been conducting oil spill workshops to simulate an oil spill recovery. The workshops have been getting larger and gaining more attention worldwide. Elastec, which is based in Carmi, Illinois has attracted people from all over... Read More.