SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Urban flooding in Illinois is most common in older parts of towns and has been made worse by urbanization and changes in climate, according to a new state report. 184 more words
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The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is investigating whether or not someone has been illegally dumping dead animal corpses along Route 92 in Rock Island County, Illinois. 217 more words
Thanks to a $1.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, Illinois Department of Natural Resources is able to provide additional access for youth turkey hunters this spring. 143 more words
ST. LOUIS (AP)- A judge in the Metro-East has denied a bid by a landowners group to suspend the state of Illinois’ new rules for high-volume oil and gas drilling, ruling that the plaintiffs failed to show they would suffer immediate harm if the practice commonly known as “fracking” was to go forward. 276 more words
A water main saddle tap. Photo by fierceenergy.com.
Friday, October 3, 2014 || By Michael Romain
Starting January 1, 2015, the City of Chicago will increase it’s water rate by 15 percent and its sewer rate will increase from 92 percent to 96 percent of what it charges for water. 606 more words