Champaign and Urbana to Discuss Clinton Landfill

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Champaign IL – Champaign and Urbana are discussing the Clinton Landfill, and what effect it could have on the Mahomet Aquifer.

 

Those cities are making efforts to protect the Mahomet Aquifer from the Clinton Landfill. The Mahomet Aquifer is the only source of water for nearly a million people across central Illinois. However, the supply could become poisoned by toxic chemicals.

 

Expansion at the Clinton Landfill has been in the works for years to store dangerous chemical wastes underground, that land sits on top of the Mahomet Aquifer.

 

Champaign and Urbana mayors will discuss the storage idea with a groundwater hydrologist and project consultant.

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