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Landfills and Lawsuits
Wilsonville and the fight against hazardous waste
Rev. Casimir F. Gierut
These gentlemen lead the fight
against The Earthline Landfill
|Links to articles|
|August 1977 Illinois Periodicals Online Illinois Issues |
Wilsonville Battles a Landfill
August 14, 1978 Vanderbilt Television News Archive CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 14, 1978
Chemical Waste Landfill Lawsuit
June 26, 1987 The New York Times Published: June 26, 1987
"The closing of the landfill, which was ordered in 1978 by the Circuit Court and upheld by the State Supreme Court in 1981, was a legal breakthrough, state officials said at the time."
Settlement Offer $ 2.5 million
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency The Beginning - July 1, 1970
History of the Illinois EPA
|More Landfill Cleanup in Wilsonville|
August 4, 2008
IGNN - Illinois Government News Network|
"WILSONVILLE - Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Illinois EPA) Director Doug Scott today announced that the Agency began cleanup of a large illegal dump site located at 306 Rice Street Wilsonville, IL. Weather permitting, the cleanup will finish Thursday, August 4. "
"Over the next few days, crews will work hard to remove nearly 50 cubic yards of waste from the community, including dimensional lumber, general household trash, glass, plastics, mixed metals, used tires, and demolition debris, which have been disposed of illegally."
Illinois EPA initiates cleanup of illegal dump in Macoupin County
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