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Governor Quinn Announces $20.9 for Clean Water Project in Elmwood Park – Funding Will Alleviate Urban Flooding Problems and Improve the Environment
ELMWOOD PARK – Governor Pat Quinn today announced a $20.9 million investment for a stormwater management project in Elmwood Park. The projects are funded by Governor Quinn’s $2 billion Illinois Clean Water Initiative (CWI) and are part of his agenda to drive Illinois’ economy forward and protect the environment by modernizing Illinois’ infrastructure.
State Seeks Public Input on Strategy to Reduce Phosphorous and Nitrogen Pollution in Mississippi River Basin – Draft Strategy Aims to Have Agricultural and Municipal Interests Work Together to Improve Water Quality
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois EPA Director Lisa Bonnett and Illinois Department of Agriculture Director Robert Flider today announced that the public is invited to provide comments on a new statewide effort designed to improve water quality in Illinois and the Gulf of Mexico. The public comment period for the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy is now open, and comments must be postmarked by midnight on January 24, 2015.
Governor Quinn Announces Investment for the Village of Carpentersville – Governor’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative Helping Village Make Wastewater System Improvements
CARPENTERSVILLE – Governor Pat Quinn today announced a $2.27 million investment in wastewater system improvements to the Village of Carpentersville. Funded by a low-interest loan through the Governor’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative, the project will also create 42 direct jobs in the community.
Governor Quinn Announces Investment for Clayton – Camp Point Water Commission – Governor’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative Investing in Drinking Water Improvements
CAMP POINT – Governor Pat Quinn today announced a $1.078 million investment for drinking water improvements through the Clayton-Camp Point Water Commission. Funded by a low-interest loan through Governor Quinn’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative, the project will create 29 direct and indirect jobs in the community.
Governor Quinn Announces Investments for Stormwater Management Projects at Chicago Schools – Green Infrastructure Investments to Help Control Damaging Stormwater and Serve as an Educational Resource
CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today announced investments at two Chicago-area schools for stormwater management projects. Audubon Elementary School in the Roscoe Village neighborhood and Alcott College Prep – East Campus in Chicago will receive Green Infrastructure Project investments totaling $1.5 million to assist in reducing flooding.
Governor Quinn Announces Investment for Wastewater System Improvements in Rockford Area – Governor’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative Investment Will Help Control Excess Wastewater Flow
ROCKFORD – Governor Pat Quinn today announced a $5.7 million investment for wastewater system improvements in the Rock River Water Reclamation District. The project is funded by a low-interest loan through Governor Quinn’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative.
Illinois EPA Awards Lake Education Assistance Program Grants – Program Provides Funding for Lake and Lake Watershed Educational Activities
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois EPA Director Lisa Bonnett has announced 14 Lake Education Assistance Program grant awards to schools and not-for-profit organizations. The funds will be used to promote environmental education related to Illinois lakes and lake watershed areas and will benefit approximately 2,400 students.
Illinois EPA Registration of Smaller Sources Program Hits Program Landmark – 3,000 Illinois Small Businesses Benefit from Permit Streamlining
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois EPA Director Lisa Bonnett today announced the Agency has met its target of registering 3,000 small sources since the 2012 inception of the Registration of Smaller Sources (ROSS) program. The ROSS program is part of a major regulatory streamlining effort designed to reduce the burden and costs on Illinois small businesses.
Governor Quinn Announces $8.9 Million Investment for Water System Improvements in Lake County – Investment to Support Improvements to Water System Infrastructure in Fox Lake and Round Lake
ROUND LAKE – Governor Pat Quinn today announced $8.9 million in investments for water system improvements in Lake County. The investments will support improvements at the Round Lake Sanitary District and the construction of a new elevated water tower and water main in the Village of Fox Lake.
Governor Quinn Announces $224,000 Investment for Drinking Water Improvements for Lee County’s Lost Lake Community – Governor’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative Investment Will Add a Second Well to Serve the Lost Lake Utility District
DIXON – Governor Pat Quinn today announced a $224,000 investment for the construction of a second well to serve residents in the Lost Lake Community near Dixon. The project is funded by a low-interest loan through Governor Quinn’s Illinois Clean Water Initiative.