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Water authority working to pass landfill ordinance

Posted: Friday, Aug 22nd, 2014




CLINTON — Governor Quinn gave the order to prevent higher concentrations of PCBs from going into Clinton Landfill.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it would suspend the application process for the permit allowing those PCBs into the landfill, and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency plans to modify the landfill’s current permit to stop disposal of lower concentration PCBs the facility is allowed to accept. But, as promising as those events are for people opposed to chemical waste storage at Clinton Landfill, Mahomet Valley Water Authority chairman Doug Graves said it doesn’t mean the fight is over.

In fact, Graves said the goal should be to have the chemical waste unit at Clinton Landfill closed.

For the complete article see the 08-22-2014 issue.

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