After a major train derailment, 45,000 gallons of crude oil is now covering the landscape of a town 40 miles southwest of Chicago. Police in Plainfield, Illinois responded to calls of a train derailment shortly after 7pm on Friday.
According to CBS News:
“Twenty train cars belonging to Canadian National Railway derailed before 7 p.m. Friday. Oil leaked from at least two cars and possibly a third, with much of it flowing into trenches that were dug for a natural gas pipeline.”
— CBS News (@CBSNews) July 3, 2017
Law enforcement say that no one was injured in the derailment, and that people living in the surrounding area are not in any kind of danger. This is certainly a nightmare for local wildlife, however.
People online immediately started blaming Trump: