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2014/09/19 15:14
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CRESTWOOD, Ill. (AP) - Crestwood village trustees approved an out-of-court settlement with the state over accusations of contaminated drinking water. The village will pay $50,000, but not admit to...
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2014/09/18 14:17
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Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced a consent order with the city of Elmhurst to ensure it completes improvements to the sanitary sewer, which has experienced repeated overflows into a local...
2014/09/16 23:26
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The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency discovered trace amounts of the fuel additive methyl tertiary-butyl ether in the groundwater that serves private wells near the village's water tower along...
2014/09/13 14:07
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The city of Galva is to receive $3.1 million in low-interest loans from the state to improve wastewater and drinking water systems.The loans through the Illinois Clean Water Initiative will help...
2014/09/13 12:23
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The Colonial Terrace Funeral home in Eldorado has taken a significant step forward in serving the public with all funeral needs. Jon Poore, Colonial Terrace Funeral Home director said funeral home saw...
2014/09/12 15:25
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ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday decided to go forward with an upgrade of the village’s wastewater treatment plant, although the cost will be significantly higher than it had been originally...
2014/09/10 19:50
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This year, each American will spend an average of $1,100 on prescription and over-the-counter medications. Much of it will go unused — no longer needed and left to expire. What happens after that is...
2014/09/10 16:24
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The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency announced grants to 19 communities. Local officials must use the money to hire and train landfill inspectors under state requirements. EPA Director Lisa...
2014/09/10 06:24
2014/09/10 06:24
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Mayor Everett Pannier and a few other city leaders went to Springfield last week to discuss plans for its estimated $23 million infrastructure project with representatives from the Illinois...
2014/09/10 05:37
2014/09/10 05:37
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Demolition work is underway at the old Grayville, Illinois High School. Workers are hauling debris and bricks to a landfill in Kentucky. The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is paying for...
2014/09/09 15:47
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Moline city leaders could take steps toward a stormwater fee increase at Tuesday night's meeting. The storm water utility tax is used to pay for repairs to the city's aging infrastructure. As of...
2014/09/08 17:04
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DECATUR, Ill. (AP) - Decatur has put plans to drill wells to help supplement the local water supply on hold. And the move may be permanent. City staff members recommended in a memo ahead of the Sept....
2014/09/05 23:40
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Improving Elburn's sewage treatment plant will cost as much as 47 percent more than village officials expected. The village's consulting engineer estimated in 2013 the construction work could be done...
2014/09/05 20:41
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The public discussion of whether to build a "downtown Buffalo Grove" on the existing village campus and golf course -- largely dormant since the initial proposal in 2012 -- promises to receive a jolt...
2014/09/02 17:04
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Illinois EPA holding household hazardous waste collection eventsPosted: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:17 PM EDT ILLINOIS - The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is holding two collection...
2014/08/28 23:20
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The clock is now ticking on an appeal filed by the owners of the Clinton Landfill over a recent state decision that limits what kind of waste can be dumped at the site. Attorneys for Peoria Disposal...
2014/08/27 22:40
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With 28 projects planned for the site over the next several years, St. James Farm near Wheaton is on track to be transformed into a more visitor-friendly forest preserve. Before that can happen,...
2014/08/27 20:19
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Earlier this week, Exxon Mobil’s DePue site manager Joe Abel sat down to discuss the new strategies meant to better handle water run-off and water treatment at the gypsum stack area, located north of...
2014/08/27 19:19
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This is in stark contrast to the previous four months, when arguments for and against the project dominated the public comment session and Lemont Mayor Brian Reaves gave consistent updates on it, even...
2014/08/27 06:24
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A state statute has been on the books since 2007 that governs electronic attendance. It also calls for public bodies to adopt a policy before using such an option. The council did that Monday by...
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