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Illinois Environmental News Update

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

(1) Plaintiffs seek information from Illinois EPA in suit alleging weed killer atrazine contaminates Greenville’s drinking water.  They hope that the information will help defeat summary judgment motions filed by defendant Syngenta Crop Protection Services.
http://www.madisonrecord.com/news/240773-tillery-seeks-raw-water-data-from-iepa-to-support-claims-defense-says-evidence-should-have-existed-before-lawsuit-was-filed

(2) Illinois EPA could make a decision soon on whether to certify the completion of post-closure of the Land and Lakes Company’s landfill in Buffalo Grove.
http://www.journal-topics.com/news/article_5040b7b0-37c9-11e1-b490-0019bb30f31a.html

(3) As the cleanup of last week’s diesel fuel spill in Aurora continues, officials have reaffirmed that the city’s water supply was never at risk.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-aurora-water-20120105,0,7573468.story

(4) Interesting profile of Eastern Illinois University’s biomass energy plant.
http://www.biomassmagazine.com/articles/6078/the-power-of-punctilious-planning

(5) East Moline-based Living Lands and Waters plans to give away 150,000 saplings this spring as part of its “Million Trees Project”.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/sns-ap-il–freetrees,0,5267186.story

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