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Illinois Environmental News Update

Here’s a look at what has been making news in the Illinois environmental community:

(1) Governor Pat Quinn announces 20-year agreements with wind and solar energy vendors to supply Ameren and ComEd with renewable electricity to provide to consumers throughout the state.

(2) The Illinois EPA refers to the Illinois Attorney General’s office an enforcement action regarding alleged improper removal, handling, and disposal of asbestos-containing material.

(3) The Illinois Department of Natural Resources approves allowing 10 Lake County communities to tap into Lake Michigan water.

(4) The Illinois EPA issues violation notices to a southern Illinois landfill for violations of the Illinois Environmental Protection Act that resulted in strong odors several miles away.

Stay tuned to the Illinois Environmental Law Blog for more news and developments.

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