Posts Tagged ‘Environment’
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Rockford officials are considering plans for cleaning up three former industrial sites with federal money.
OGLESBY, Ill. (AP) — The state of Illinois has acquired 51 acres of land adjacent to Starved Rock State Park in Oglesby to provide more space for wildlife.
FRANKLIN GROVE, Ill. (AP) — Bison are returning to a grassland habitat in northern Illinois.
EAST PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Central College has broken ground on a $7.5 million sustainability center in East Peoria.
MARISSA, Ill. (AP) — A southwestern Illinois road has reopened after a fuel truck overturned and spilled 2,800 gallons of gasoline.
CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved a permit for Archer Daniels Midland Company to store carbon dioxide deep underground in Decatur, the agency said Friday.
CHICAGO (AP) — A company embroiled for the past year in legal skirmishes over piles of petroleum coke and coal products on Chicago’s southeast side will close its facility and pay a $50,000 fine for violating a cease-and-desist order, city officials said Thursday.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — A new project hopes to bring new life to Lake Decatur’s sediment by providing a foundation that will allow prairie grasses to grow.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Obama administration announced a new 5-year plan for the Great Lakes on Wednesday that will accelerate efforts to address toxic pollution, invasive species and farm runoff and restore plant and wildlife habitat.