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ANOTHER STEP IN A LONG CLIMB

Legislation granting extra protection to the Mahomet Aquifer and other aquifers in the state was signed into law Friday by Gov. Bruce Rauner. HB 1326 prohibits the disposal of manufactured gas plant wastes at most landfills in Illinois. The Mahomet Aquifer is a deep underground source of water for Champaign-Urbana and residents of 14 other… read more

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MAHOMET AQUIFER

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has designated the Mahomet Aquifer as a sole-source aquifer, giving it greater authority to regulate potential sources of pollution. The designation does not apply to the sliver of the aquifer west of the Illinois River.

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