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  • Public and Private Entities Settle State Enforcement Action Alleging Illegal Dumping of Waste at Clean Construction and Demolition Debris Facility

    Posted by on December 16, 2011
    The Illinois Pollution Control Board recently accepted the parties' stipulations and proposed settlements in People v. Reliable Materials Lyons, LLC, Case No. PCB 12-52.  This case concerned illegal dumping of waste taken from a 7.5 acre parcel of land located at 401 North Sawyer Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, owned by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago ("CPS"), and disposed of at a cle...
  • Owner of Construction or Demolition Debris Recycling Facility Settles Enforcement Action for $25,000

    Posted by on October 2, 2011
    The Illinois Pollution Control Board recently accepted the parties' stipulation and proposed settlement in People v. Markham Transfer & Recycling, LLC, Case No. PCB 11-103, which concerned the defendant's general construction or demolition debris recycling facility located at 2300 West 167th Street, Markham, Cook County, Illinois. The State alleged that the defendant violated the Illinois E...
  • Parties Settle State Enforcement Action Alleging Landfill Violations

    Posted by on November 10, 2010
    The Illinois Pollution Control Board recently accepted the parties' stipulation and proposed settlement in People v. Swinson, Case No. PCB 10-8, which concerns defendant Don Swinson's vacant lot at 2000 Cunningham Road in Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, and the general construction or demolition debris (C&D) that co-defendant Champion Environmental Services allegedly transported ...
  • IL Pollution Control Board Issues $20,000 Penalty to Clean Construction and Demolition Debris Fill Business

    Posted by on October 13, 2010
    The Illinois Pollution Control recently entered summary judgment against one of the defendants in People v. 87th & Greenwood, LLC, No. PCB 10-71, which concerned a storage facility located at 1040 E. 87th Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL and a clean construction and demolition debris fill business operated by Land Reclamation Services ("LRS") located at 1127 South Chicago Street, Jo...
  • Settlement of State Enforcement Action Alleging Clean Construction & Demolition Debris Violations

    Posted by on August 17, 2010
    The Illinois Pollution Control Board recently accepted the parties' settlement in People v. Stark Excavating Inc., Case No. PCB 09-65, which concerned the defendant's construction and demolition debris disposal site located immediately north of Interstate 74 in Section 5 of Downs Township, McLean County, Illinois. The State alleged that the defendant violated the Illinois Environmental Protec...
  • $16,000 Settlement of State Enforcement Action Alleging CCDD Violations

    Posted by on April 27, 2010
    On April 15th, the Illinois Pollution Control Board accepted the parties' settlement in People v. R.A. Cullian & Sons, Inc., No. PCB 09-105, which concerned the defendant's clean construction and demolition debris ("CCDD") fill operation at the Farmdale Pit facility, located at 22493 Farmdale Road, in East Peoria, Tazewell County, Illinois. The State alleged that the defendant violated the...

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