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The Journal-Standard
Freeport's blight campaign razing industrial buildings on East Sideand Environmental is overseeing the work.Upon completion, the city will seek a
Freeport's blight campaign razing industrial buildings on East Side
The Journal-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
and Environmental is overseeing the work.Upon completion, the city will seek a “no further remediation” letter from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency that says the site is remediated to the state’s environmental standards.“That’s kind... Read more
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SaukValley.com
City postpones boat dock project, addresses water main breakpublic comment period and about $3,600 in fees to get a special permit. The pr
City postpones boat dock project, addresses water main break
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 days ago
public comment period and about $3,600 in fees to get a special permit. The project also would need approval from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The 61-foot dock was designed as an initial... Read more
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SaukValley.com
City Council postpones boat dock project, addresses water main breakpublic comment period and about $3,600 in fees to get a special permit. The pr
City Council postpones boat dock project, addresses water main break
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 days ago
public comment period and about $3,600 in fees to get a special permit. The project also would need approval from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The 61-foot dock was designed as an initial... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Tire removal effort to target breeding spots of disease-carrying mosquitoesto mosquito-borne disease. Within a single breeding season, one tire can produ
Tire removal effort to target breeding spots of disease-carrying mosquitoes
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
to mosquito-borne disease. Within a single breeding season, one tire can produce more than 10,000 adult mosquitoes, said Illinois Environmental Protection Agency spokeswoman Kim Biggs. And the mosquitoes that transmit West Nile and Zika viruses... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
IDNR denies permit for Littleton MineCounty/Schuyler County line. Springfield Coal was previously charged with over
IDNR denies permit for Littleton Mine
McDonough County Voice / Posted 8 days ago
County/Schuyler County line. Springfield Coal was previously charged with over 600 water pollution violations by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency violations over Industry Mine’s seven years of operation. The Sierra Club, the... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Elburn debuts renovated waste water treatment plantmodifying existing equipment and adding new equipment to make the plant more ef
Elburn debuts renovated waste water treatment plant
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
modifying existing equipment and adding new equipment to make the plant more efficient, safer and compliant with USEPA and Illinois Environmental Protection Agency rules. The newly remodeled waste water treatment plant includes a raw sewage... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Cary Village Board OKs engineering contract for wastewater plant improvementsincrease in the contract if there are unforeseen changes in scope. The project
Cary Village Board OKs engineering contract for wastewater plant improvements
Northwest Herald / Posted 15 days ago
increase in the contract if there are unforeseen changes in scope. The project is necessitated by a mandate from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency that requires all municipalities discharging into the Fox River to reduce their... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Cary Village Board approves engineering contract for wastewater plant improvementsincrease in the contract if there are unforeseen changes in scope. The project
Cary Village Board approves engineering contract for wastewater plant improvements
Northwest Herald / Posted 16 days ago
increase in the contract if there are unforeseen changes in scope. The project is necessitated by a mandate from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency that requires all municipalities discharging into the Fox River to reduce their... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Elgin Water OK to Drink Despite Funky Taste, Smell: Officialswater systems just because of the Flint, Michigan thing,” Jacobsen said. Addin
Elgin Water OK to Drink Despite Funky Taste, Smell: Officials
NBC Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
water systems just because of the Flint, Michigan thing,” Jacobsen said. Adding to the confusion, city officials said the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Health have released warnings of toxic algae forming on Illinois... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Bartonville trustees ponder questions about wages in Bowen building demolitionD. Brooks Excavating of Glasford has been on site removing the limestone from t
Bartonville trustees ponder questions about wages in Bowen building demolition
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 days ago
D. Brooks Excavating of Glasford has been on site removing the limestone from the 120-year-old building. One was an Illinois Environmental Protection Agency directive to cover up asbestos-laden pipes in a tunnel beneath the property before... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle leaves Rauner administration; new head of IEPA named$198,000-a-year job. Alec Messina, policy adviser for environment and energy i
Former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle leaves Rauner administration; new head of IEPA named
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 19 days ago
$198,000-a-year job. Alec Messina, policy adviser for environment and energy in Rauner’s office, was also named to replace Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Director Lisa Bonnett, who is resigning. “I thank Linda Lingle for her service to... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Choosing an optionNew Jersey Zinc/Mobil Chemical Site, which operated from 1905 to 1989. Plans t
Choosing an option
Bureau County Republican / Posted 19 days ago
New Jersey Zinc/Mobil Chemical Site, which operated from 1905 to 1989. Plans to do this have finally been examined by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA). However, DePue representatives are not settling for the preferred option... Read more
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Daily Herald
Key figure in Rauner's administration steps downon the additional role of chief operating officer, according to the governor's
Key figure in Rauner's administration steps down
Daily Herald / Posted 20 days ago
on the additional role of chief operating officer, according to the governor's office. Also Friday, Rauner announced that Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Director Lisa Bonnett is resigning. She will be replaced by Alec Messina, who is... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Governor names pro-business official new head of Illinois EPAhas tapped an adviser who once worked for a nonprofit group representing large
Governor names pro-business official new head of Illinois EPA
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 22 days ago
has tapped an adviser who once worked for a nonprofit group representing large energy firms as his new director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. A Friday statement from Rauner’s office says Alec Messina most recently served as... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
DePue vs. the IEPADEPUE — The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) has proposed a clea
DePue vs. the IEPA
Bureau County Republican / Posted 22 days ago
DEPUE — The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) has proposed a clean-up plan for the residential area within DePue’s Superfund Site. However, representatives of the village are challenging the plan, claiming it has deficiencies and only... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Boil order in effect in Pesotumthe temporary interruption has resulted in a boil water order. This boil water
Boil order in effect in Pesotum
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
the temporary interruption has resulted in a boil water order. This boil water order is being issued in accordance with Illinois Environmental Protection Agency regulations. Any time water pressure drops below 20 pounds per square inch in any... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Mount Carroll plans $450,000 water meter upgrademeters and the hand-held devices used to read them will be paid for with a low-
Mount Carroll plans $450,000 water meter upgrade
SaukValley.com / Posted 23 days ago
meters and the hand-held devices used to read them will be paid for with a low-interest 20- or 30-year loan from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, payments for which will begin in 2019. Where that money will come from has not... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Mount Carroll closer to approving sewer rate increasea year. The money generated would help pay for a new wastewater treatment plan
Mount Carroll closer to approving sewer rate increase
SaukValley.com / Posted 24 days ago
a year. The money generated would help pay for a new wastewater treatment plant. The village’s aging plant no longer meets Illinois Environmental Protection Agency standards. How much a new one will cost, where it will be, and when work will begin... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Elmhurst wastewater treatment plant receives Clean Water Awardis closely monitored to ensure that the water quality of the effluent meets or
Elmhurst wastewater treatment plant receives Clean Water Award
My Suburban Life / Posted 25 days ago
is closely monitored to ensure that the water quality of the effluent meets or exceeds the permit limits imposed by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. The city states that quality of discharged liquid waste is one of many factors... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
A dirty job ...The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recommended a clean-up p
A dirty job ...
Bureau County Republican / Posted 29 days ago
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recommended a clean-up plan of the soils at residences, parks, alleys and the school. Attendees viewed charts and fact sheets about how the clean-up process would take place, the amount of... Read more

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