Monthly Archives: July 2014

Location of the Mahomet Aquifer in Central Illinois

Quinn Moves to Block PCB’s from Clinton Landfill

Gov. Pat Quinn has directed the Illinois EPA to block PCBs from being dumped at the Clinton Landfill. The governor’s office says that because the original siting for Area Disposal/Clinton Landfill, Inc. specifically disallowed the poisonous PCBs, the IEPA can now modify the landfill’s permit to keep them out of the Clinton Landfill which sits over the Mahomet Aquifer in DeWitt County. Check out this news article from WILLradio.TV.online: Quinn Orders State EPA to Bar PCB’s from Clinton Landfill 

Location of the Mahomet Aquifer in Central Illinois

Champaign Aquifer Summit

Mahomet Aquifer Summit in Champaign this Saturday (7/12/14): Call to action and latest information on the efforts to protect the Mahomet Aquifer from possible contamination as a result of toxic wastes including MGP cleanups being dumped in the Clinton Landfill over the aquifer. How did this happen? What can you do to protect your water – and the water for future generations of Central Illinois families, faProtect_the_Aquifer_Droplet_Logorms and businesses? Hear from geological and legal experts, and find out what is being done and how you can help. Also, state and local elected officials will be sharing what they are doing to protect this vital source of water. The meeting, sponsored by the city of Champaign, will be held at the Champaign Public Library, 200 W. Green St., from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Also, check out this web site for information and ways to get involved: Champaign County Health Care Consumers

Location of the Mahomet Aquifer in Central Illinois

Champaign Co. Mahomet Aquifer Summit

Join others who share your concerns about protecting the quality of Central Illinois’ primary source of clean water! The Champaign County Mahomet Aquifer Summit takes place this Saturday, July 12 at the Champaign Public Library from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  It’s your chance to hear from concerned citizens and community leaders about ways you can take action to protect your water.