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Governor Quinn Announces $6.3 Million Drinking Water Project for Champaign County – Governor’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative Will Help Improve Mahomet Area Water Service

Governor Quinn Announces $6.3 Million Drinking Water Project for Champaign County – Governor’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative Will Help Improve Mahomet Area Water Service

MAHOMET – Governor Pat Quinn today announced a $6.37 million investment to improve drinking water systems in the Mahomet area. Funded by a low-interest loan through Governor Quinn’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative, this project will provide adequate water storage and help construct a new water treatment plant, while creating numerous jobs for the area.

Governor Quinn Announces $2.5 Million Investment for Wastewater Improvements in Decatur – Governor’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative Will Help Decatur Rehabilitate Aging Wastewater Infrastructure

Governor Quinn Announces $2.5 Million Investment for Wastewater Improvements in Decatur – Governor’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative Will Help Decatur Rehabilitate Aging Wastewater Infrastructure

DECATUR – Governor Pat Quinn today announced a $2.5 million investment for the City of Decatur to rehabilitate the city’s wastewater infrastructure. The project is funded by a low-interest loan through Governor Quinn’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative, and will create several jobs in the area.

Governor Quinn Announces $4.6 Million Investment in Drinking Water Project for Village of Shorewood – Governor’s Clean Water Initiative Helping Fund Construction of New Water Storage Tank

Governor Quinn Announces $4.6 Million Investment in Drinking Water Project for Village of Shorewood – Governor’s Clean Water Initiative Helping Fund Construction of New Water Storage Tank

SHOREWOOD – Governor Pat Quinn today announced a $4.6 million investment to improve drinking water systems in the Village of Shorewood. Funded by a low-interest loan through Governor Quinn’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative, this project will provide for adequate water storage and necessary updates at the water treatment plant site, while bringing 40 construction jobs to the community.

Governor Quinn Announces Clean Water Investments in Stickney and Burbank – Projects Will Modernize Infrastructure, Combat Damaging Floods and Create Jobs

Governor Quinn Announces Clean Water Investments in Stickney and Burbank – Projects Will Modernize Infrastructure, Combat Damaging Floods and Create Jobs

STICKNEY – Governor Pat Quinn today announced investments to make significant clean water related improvements in Stickney and Burbank. The projects, totaling $134 million, will help curb water pollution and alleviate flooding while supporting hundreds of jobs.

Governor Quinn Announces $3.1 Million Wastewater and Drinking Water Projects for City of Galva – Governor’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative Supports Upgrades to Sanitary Sewer and Public Water Supply Systems

Governor Quinn Announces $3.1 Million Wastewater and Drinking Water Projects for City of Galva – Governor’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative Supports Upgrades to Sanitary Sewer and Public Water Supply Systems

GALVA – Governor Pat Quinn today announced a $3.1 million investment to improve wastewater and drinking water systems in the City of Galva. This announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to drive Illinois’ economy forward and protect the environment by modernizing Illinois’ water infrastructure.

Governor Quinn Announces $2.8 Million Wastewater Project for Village of Forreston – Governor’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative Funds Upgrade and Expansion of Treatment Plant

Governor Quinn Announces $2.8 Million Wastewater Project for Village of Forreston – Governor’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative Funds Upgrade and Expansion of Treatment Plant

FORRESTON – Governor Pat Quinn today announced a $2.8 million investment to improve wastewater systems in the Village of Forreston. This announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to drive Illinois’ economy forward and protect the environment by modernizing Illinois’ water infrastructure.

Governor Quinn Announces $287,000 Wastewater Project for Village of Ashton – Governor’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative Helping Fund Improvements to Sanitary Sewer System

Governor Quinn Announces $287,000 Wastewater Project for Village of Ashton – Governor’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative Helping Fund Improvements to Sanitary Sewer System

ASHTON – Governor Pat Quinn today announced a $287,000 investment to improve wastewater systems in the Village of Ashton. This announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to drive Illinois’ economy forward and protect the environment by modernizing Illinois’ water infrastructure.

Governor Quinn Announces $200,000 Drinking Water Project for Village of Belknap – Governor’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative Helping Fund Improvements to Distribution System and Treatment Plant

Governor Quinn Announces $200,000 Drinking Water Project for Village of Belknap – Governor’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative Helping Fund Improvements to Distribution System and Treatment Plant

BELKNAP – Governor Pat Quinn today announced a $200,000 investment to improve drinking water systems in the Village of Belknap. This announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to drive Illinois’ economy forward and protect the environment by modernizing Illinois’ water infrastructure.

Illinois EPA Awards Solid Waste Enforcement Grants – Local Governments Partner with Agency to Manage Waste

Illinois EPA Awards Solid Waste Enforcement Grants – Local Governments Partner with Agency to Manage Waste

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois EPA Director Lisa Bonnett has announced 19 grant awards totaling more than $1.5 million to local governments across the state to be used to conduct inspections at permitted pollution control facilities, such as landfills, and to investigate citizen complaints about illegal dumping. To be eligible to receive a solid waste enforcement grant, local governments must first enter into delegation agreements with the Illinois EPA, in which they agree to hire and train landfill inspectors under the state’s certification requirements.

Illinois EPA Conducts Waste Tire Removal Action for Units of Local Government in Eight Illinois Counties

Illinois EPA Conducts Waste Tire Removal Action for Units of Local Government in Eight Illinois Counties

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois EPA Director Lisa Bonnett has announced the completion of waste tire removal actions that took place during the July and August. The waste tire removal action is a part of the Illinois EPA’s efforts to assist units of local government (ULG’s) in providing and maintaining a healthful environment for the benefit of this and future generations, established in the Illinois Constitution and Section 55.1(c) of the Environmental Protection Act.   “Tire-dumping harms communities by increasing the risk of disease, lowering property values and damaging the environment,” said Illinois EPA Director Lisa Bonnett.

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