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Land And Lakes Landfill

Cook County landfill ban bill heads to governor

The Illinois House on Wednesday gave final legislative approval to a measure that would ban the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency from issuing permits for new or expanded landfills within Cook County. The legislation would halt the proposed expansion of a landfill that straddles the b…

May 30, 2012 9:00 pm

Landfill critics to seek injunction to stop Land and Lakes de-annexation

CHICAGO | Environmental activists and some local officials were upset Saturday with a Cook County judge’s ruling in favor of a disposal company that wants to expand use of a landfill at the far southern edge of the city.

May 26, 2012 10:00 pm

Chicago alderman encourages residents' opposition to landfill ordinance

CHICAGO | A resounding "no" echoed from a crowd of about 100 people after 10th Ward Alderman John Pope asked who wanted to see landfills in their neighborhood.

May 22, 2012 11:45 pm
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