ROUTE 111/RAND AVENUE and WOOD RIVER REFINERY
WEST FENCELINE VICINITY ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTIGATIONS
FACT SHEET #1 – February 13, 2009
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This fact sheet is intended to provide a discussion of the efforts of Shell Oil Products US (SOPUS) to address a benzene
release area and other petroleum hydrocarbons discovered during investigations of that release in Roxana, Illinois. These
efforts are currently being overseen by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA).
Site Location & Description
The investigation area is located in the Village of Roxana, Madison County, Illinois. The area to be investigated is
generally bordered by Route 111 to the west, First Street to the north, and the WRB Refining LLC Wood River Refinery
to the east and south (refer to the area outlined in blue below). This area includes mixed industrial, commercial and
residential land use.
APPROXIMATE EXTENT OF
IMPACT RELATING TO THE 1986
BENZENE RELEASE OR OTHER