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Illinois Environmental News Update

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

(1) Approximately 1,500 gallons of diesel fuel leaked from an Federal Aviation Administration facility into a city storm sewer, which discharges into the nearby Fox River. The City of Aurora said the spill presents no danger to the public water supply.

(2) The Village of Riverside announced that it is seeking $847,000 from Illinois EPA to create a second green parking lot in the downtown area.

(3) The Chicago Tribune reviews the 2012 Ford Transit Connect Electric, a Transit Connect van with an all-electric drivetrain for $57,400.,0,7778501.story

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