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Illinois Environmental News Update

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

(1) Mayor Emanuel and ComEd predict that the $1.1 billion investment in smart grid infrastructure will create 2,400 jobs.

(2) The South Beloit City Council voted to apply for an Illinois EPA revolving loan for $20,000 for brownfield cleanup and remediation at a former foundry site.

(3) Illinois EPA extends public comment period regarding Clean Water Act permits for the North Canton Mine.

(4) Update on the slow progress of winning approvals for Winnetka’s tunnel project.

(5) A Vermilion County Board committee meeting for the county’s second wind farm has been scheduled for later this month.  Committee members will hear the details of the permit application for GDF SUEZ Energy North America Inc.’s project, which calls for the construction of 43 wind turbines.

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