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Class action suit covers IL, IA and MO
2:29 pm
Wed January 30, 2013

Syngenta Pays 105 Million for Contaminating Drinking Water

Credit http://infotrek.er.usgs.gov/

Under a recent class-action lawsuit, agricultural chemical company Syngenta will have to pay cities and towns across the Midwest for contaminating water supplies with the herbicide atrazine. This includes several in Western Illinois.

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Residents Make Request
8:21 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Denmark School Demo Likely

The former Denmark Elementary School.

Some residents of an unincorporated Lee County community want a former school to be demolished.

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Planning for Future
5:57 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Galesburg to Rethink Budget Process

Galesburg City Hall
Credit Rich Egger

It’s not always easy to implement change when things have been done a certain way for many years. But Galesburg will give it a try with its budgeting process.

Mayor Sal Garza does not anticipate the city will generate more revenue through change. He said the immediate goal is to smooth out the process.

“So toward the end of the year we’re not wrestling with some of these issues that should have really been decided upon much earlier,” Garza said.

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Removes Time Limit to Comply with Rules
2:47 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

US EPA OK's Missouri Rule Change on Pollution

Credit www.srjengineering.com

The US EPA has agreed to allow Missouri’s  Department of Natural Resources  to relax its rules when it comes water pollution enforcement.

Missouri has gotten the go-ahead to extend how long it gives those in violation of their water pollution permits to get into compliance.

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Union Negotiations, RAGBRAI, Ejection
10:32 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Around The Region

A quick look at news from around the tri-state region.

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