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Illinois Environmental News Update–Holiday Weekend Edition

Here’s your Illinois environmental news update from the holiday weekend from across the internet:

(1) Citing tougher federal clean-air rules, Ameren Energy Resources commences shutdown of its coal- and oil-fired power plant on the Illinois River about 60 miles west of Springfield. http://www.sj-r.com/top-stories/x1282421696/Tim-Landis-Ameren-begins-shutdown-of-Meredosia-plant

(2) Midwest Generation announces that its fleet of Illinois coal-fired power plants — including Waukegan Station — will comply with two sets of new environmental regulations developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency by installing additional pollution controls. http://newssun.suntimes.com/news/9598747-418/midwest-generation-installs-additional-pollution-controls.html

(3) The Village of DePue is challenging private party risk assessments for Lake DePue showing no human health risk. http://www.newstrib.com/articles/news/nci/default.asp?article=31458&aname=DePue+challenges+EPA+testing+in+lake

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