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The Champaign News-Gazette
Rose, Ammons back accord on Clinton LandfillCHAMPAIGN — Two state legislators, including one who has been working to keep h
Rose, Ammons back accord on Clinton Landfill
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 hours ago
CHAMPAIGN — Two state legislators, including one who has been working to keep hazardous wastes out of the Clinton Landfill for close to a decade, are endorsing a proposed consent decree that settles a lawsuit filed by local governments against the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Exelon mulls closure of unprofitable Quad Cities nuke plantThe owner of Illinois' 11 nuclear reactors must decide next month whether to cl
Exelon mulls closure of unprofitable Quad Cities nuke plant
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
The owner of Illinois' 11 nuclear reactors must decide next month whether to close its Quad Cities plant, one of three generating stations Exelon Corp. has said are in danger of closing if lawmakers don't approve a surcharge on electric bills to... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Bryant: Cautiously optimisticKinzinger has been facilitating discussions between federal and state agencies
Bryant: Cautiously optimistic
Bureau County Republican / Posted 3 days ago
Kinzinger has been facilitating discussions between federal and state agencies to cut through red tape. Kinzinger took the opportunity to share with Bryant an update from his most recent meeting with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency... Read more
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Daily Herald
Carpenter Creek restoration project to stabilize banks, eliminate erosionPaul Vesper had several reasons for moving to his home on Sedgewick Street in C
Carpenter Creek restoration project to stabilize banks, eliminate erosion
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Paul Vesper had several reasons for moving to his home on Sedgewick Street in Carpentersville about a year ago. The area was quieter than his former neighborhood in Elgin. The neighbors were friendly. He enjoyed the house layout. He also loved that... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Elmhurst's budget to focus on stormwater projectsCity Manager Jim Grabowski, who led a presentation on the tentative budget at t
Elmhurst's budget to focus on stormwater projects
My Suburban Life / Posted 11 days ago
City Manager Jim Grabowski, who led a presentation on the tentative budget at the Aug. 17 City Council meeting, explained at least $30 million will be reserved for those projects and about $41 million will be put toward the city's utility fund, which... Read more
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WSIL 3 Southern Illinois
Harrisburg Seeks Sewer GrantIts location has created problems year after year for the city when big storms
Harrisburg Seeks Sewer Grant
WSIL 3 Southern Illinois / Posted 11 days ago
Its location has created problems year after year for the city when big storms move through. "I have never seen floods like that. The 2008 flood, 2011, then we had flooding back in 2013," said Sarah Farmer with the Southeastern Illinois Regional... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McHenry wastewater plant consolidation project to cost $30.18 million, final bid determinesIn a 5-2 vote, the McHenry City Council hired Williams Brother Construction of
McHenry wastewater plant consolidation project to cost $30.18 million, final bid determines
Northwest Herald / Posted 12 days ago
In a 5-2 vote, the McHenry City Council hired Williams Brother Construction of Peoria contingent on a sign off from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, which is providing the low-interest loan to cover the work, City Administrator Derik... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Pittsfield adopts resolution tied to new fire station financingPITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pittsfield City Council took the next step Tuesday towa
Pittsfield adopts resolution tied to new fire station financing
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 12 days ago
PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pittsfield City Council took the next step Tuesday toward a new fire station. Aldermen approved a resolution which authorizes borrowing for the project. The city is working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture on a... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Illinois EPA says abandoned laboratory poses health threatSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ The director of the Illinois Environmental Protection
Illinois EPA says abandoned laboratory poses health threat
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 13 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ The director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency says an abandoned laboratory in the St. Louis suburb of Millstadt poses a health threat and must be sealed. Agency director Lisa Bonnett issued an order to seal... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Illinois EPA says abandoned laboratory poses health threatSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The director of the Illinois Environmental Protection
Illinois EPA says abandoned laboratory poses health threat
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 13 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency says an abandoned laboratory in the St. Louis suburb of Millstadt poses a health threat and must be sealed. Agency director Lisa Bonnett issued an order to seal... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Hinckley warns residents about amount of radium in drinking waterIn a notice posted Monday, the village said that water quality issues with its
Hinckley warns residents about amount of radium in drinking water
Daily Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
In a notice posted Monday, the village said that water quality issues with its main well, Water Well No. 4, required it to switch to Water Well No. 5, which has historically exceeded the standard for radium levels. The standard for combined radium is... Read more
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Northwest Herald
2-vehicle Richmond crash causes diesel fuel spillRichmond Township Fire Protection District Chief Rick Gallas said the two vehic
2-vehicle Richmond crash causes diesel fuel spill
Northwest Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Richmond Township Fire Protection District Chief Rick Gallas said the two vehicles crashed at the intersection of Route 173 and Route 12, causing a saddle tank on the semitrailer to rupture. Gallas said the semitrailer driver turned onto Commercial... Read more
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Bolingbrook Reporter
Woodridge Park District approves remaining rec center contractsA $2.5 million Illinois Department of Natural Resources Park and Recreational F
Woodridge Park District approves remaining rec center contracts
Bolingbrook Reporter / Posted 14 days ago
A $2.5 million Illinois Department of Natural Resources Park and Recreational Facility Construction grant – originally approved in October 2014 – was suspended by Gov. Bruce Rauner in January 2015 through an executive order, which expired on June 30,... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Burning of debris continues from July windstormQUINCY -- The burning of debris at a waste site at Front and Cedar is ongoing a
Burning of debris continues from July windstorm
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 15 days ago
QUINCY -- The burning of debris at a waste site at Front and Cedar is ongoing as cleanup from the July 13 windstorm continues. Director of Administrative Services Glenda Hackemack said the site owned by the Quincy Park District was needed to help... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Cleanup of Siemens property in Batavia continuesSiemens sent Batavia Community Development Director Scott Buening a letter this
Cleanup of Siemens property in Batavia continues
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
Siemens sent Batavia Community Development Director Scott Buening a letter this week about the work that will need to be done on the site. “Siemens Real Estate has been working diligently to restore the site and has conducted testing in accordance... Read more
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Batavia Republican
Cleanup of Siemens property in Batavia continuesSiemens sent Batavia Community Development Director Scott Buening a letter this
Cleanup of Siemens property in Batavia continues
Batavia Republican / Posted 17 days ago
Siemens sent Batavia Community Development Director Scott Buening a letter this week about the work that will need to be done on the site. “Siemens Real Estate has been working diligently to restore the site and has conducted testing in accordance... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Central Illinois residents voice concerns over mine proposalSIDELL, Ill. (AP) - Some central Illinois residents say they're concerned about
Central Illinois residents voice concerns over mine proposal
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 19 days ago
SIDELL, Ill. (AP) - Some central Illinois residents say they're concerned about an Indiana company's request for a permit to allow runoff from a coal mine to go into area waterways. The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency held a public hearing... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Central Illinois residents voice concerns over mine proposalSIDELL, Ill. (AP) - Some central Illinois residents say they're concerned about
Central Illinois residents voice concerns over mine proposal
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 19 days ago
SIDELL, Ill. (AP) - Some central Illinois residents say they're concerned about an Indiana company's request for a permit to allow runoff from a coal mine to go into area waterways. The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency held a public hearing... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Residents voice fears about runoff from coal mineSIDELL — Keith Rohl farms near the proposed site of the Bulldog coal mine in so
Residents voice fears about runoff from coal mine
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
SIDELL — Keith Rohl farms near the proposed site of the Bulldog coal mine in southwest Vermilion County. He has concerns with the company's plan to use existing field tiles in its underground coal mine operation. "I want to make sure everything is... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Demolition Contractor Sued for Improper DisposalSANGAMON COUNTY – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a complaint agai
Demolition Contractor Sued for Improper Disposal
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 19 days ago
SANGAMON COUNTY – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a complaint against Pillsbury Mills and its onsite demolition contractor for improperly removing and disposing of asbestos. Illinois Environmental Protection Agency inspectors discovered... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Citizens have opportunity to speak on proposed mine tonightSIDELL — Less than three weeks after 175 workers were laid off at Sunrise Coal
Citizens have opportunity to speak on proposed mine tonight
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
SIDELL — Less than three weeks after 175 workers were laid off at Sunrise Coal mines in Indiana, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency officials will hear concerns tonight from local citizens about plans for a mine in Vermilion County that could... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
IEPA holding hearing on permit for Vermilion County mineDANVILLE, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has schedule
IEPA holding hearing on permit for Vermilion County mine
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 20 days ago
DANVILLE, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has scheduled a public hearing on a water discharge permit for a proposed underground coal mine in Vermilion County. Indiana-based Sunrise Coal is seeking the permit for the proposed... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
IEPA holding hearing on permit for Vermilion County mineDANVILLE, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has schedule
IEPA holding hearing on permit for Vermilion County mine
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 20 days ago
DANVILLE, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has scheduled a public hearing on a water discharge permit for a proposed underground coal mine in Vermilion County. Indiana-based Sunrise Coal is seeking the permit for the proposed... Read more
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Daily Herald
Pump problem leaves Wheeling condominiums without running waterResidents of the 210-unit Plum Creek Condominiums in Wheeling have been without
Pump problem leaves Wheeling condominiums without running water
Daily Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Residents of the 210-unit Plum Creek Condominiums in Wheeling have been without running water since Friday, when a pump shaft broke in one of the building's wells. Some Plum Creek residents have been using portable toilets set up in the building's... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Morrison approves $12.9M wastewater treatment plant bidThe City Council approved a $12.9 million bid Monday night from Canton-based Le
Morrison approves $12.9M wastewater treatment plant bid
SaukValley.com / Posted 21 days ago
The City Council approved a $12.9 million bid Monday night from Canton-based Leander Construction. When bids were first solicited in June, the project was estimated to cost the city about $15 million. Mayor Everett Pannier said he was pleasantly... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Springfield business owner sentenced to 5 years in prison for fraud conspiracySPRINGFIELD - The owner of a Springfield business who pleaded guilty to multipl
Springfield business owner sentenced to 5 years in prison for fraud conspiracy
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 21 days ago
SPRINGFIELD - The owner of a Springfield business who pleaded guilty to multiple counts of conspiracy to commit mail fraud has been sentenced to five years in prison. Authorities say Michael Keebler was sentenced on Monday, and was also ordered to... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Pollution oversight board hears testimony on local coal plants Environmental activists and union representatives packed the halls of Pekin’s
Pollution oversight board hears testimony on local coal plants
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 26 days ago
Environmental activists and union representatives packed the halls of Pekin’s City Council Chamber Tuesday to hear testimony on the role of local power plants in the area’s highly... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Pollution board hears testimony on local coal plants Environmental activists and union representatives packed the halls of Pekin’s
Pollution board hears testimony on local coal plants
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 27 days ago
Environmental activists and union representatives packed the halls of Pekin’s City Council Chamber Tuesday to hear testimony on the role of local power plants in the area’s highly polluted... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Local power plant announces plans to cut emissions by 90 percentEDWARDS, Ill. -- Earlier this year, Illinois Power Holdings, a subsidiary of Dy
Local power plant announces plans to cut emissions by 90 percent
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 28 days ago
EDWARDS, Ill. -- Earlier this year, Illinois Power Holdings, a subsidiary of Dynegy, announced it is working to reduce emissions of sulfur dioxide from the E. D. Edwards Power Station in Bartonville by more than 90 percent. The company says it's... Read more

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