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Illinois Environmental News Update

Here’s your Illinois environmental news update for this morning from across the internet:

(1) Settlement of lawsuit against Metropolitan Water Reclamation District formalizes deadlines to finish sections of the Deep Tunnel, but the entire system will not be completed until 2029. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-legal-settlement-to-force-completion-of-deep-tunnel-20111214,0,5608661.story

(2) U.S. EPA has agreed to hook up certain Rockford residences to the city water supply in the wake of finding benzene contaminated wells in the area. http://rockrivertimes.com/2011/12/14/usepa-to-fund-city-well-hookups-to-contaminated-well-homes/

(3) Village Board of Glen Carbon, Illinois votes to increase incentives in its redevelopment agreement with THF Center Grove Development, which will have to do mine remediation in order to build a Sam’s Club. http://www.bnd.com/2011/12/14/1979609/glen-carbon-sweetens-incentive.html#ixzz1gZOp7c3L

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