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Illinois Environmental Protection Agency News

Court upholds IEPA's denial of landfill post-closure certification after site found still to contain contaminants

MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has affirmed an independent Illinois Pollution Control Board’s decision stipulating that regulations require extension of a sanitary landfill’s post-closure upkeep beyond 15 years if the possibility of a future violation still exists.

Preliminary settlement reached in class action between Roxana residents, Shell Oil

EAST ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois recently issued a preliminary order of approval for the settlement of a class action lawsuit between residents of Roxana and Shell Oil Co.