A Mahomet Aquifer Summit meeting will be held in Monticello Saturday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m. until noon at the Allerton Public Library. Topics will include the upcoming referendum concerning chemical waste in the Clinton Landfill, Sole Source Designation status update, other legal challenges to protect the aquifer and citizen action opportunities. In addition, area public officials will share comments on protecting this valuable source of clean water for Central Illinois.
The library is located at 201 N. State St., Monticello, across from the Post Office. Join other concerned citizens as we work together to protect our only source of clean water.
A community meeting focused on ways to protect the Mahomet Aquifer is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 11. The meeting will take place at the Vespasian Warner Library from 10 a.m. until noon. The meeting will include discussions on current legal procedures, an advisory referendum that will be on the Nov. 4 ballot and opportunities to take action locally and regionally. If you use the Mahomet Aquifer or care about protecting this valuable water resource then this is your community meeting!
Be sure to visit our tent this weekend at the Apple & Pork Festival in Clinton, IL. We will be located on the city square Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Get your yard sign while you’re here!