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Does not want to renew permit at Industry mine.
2:27 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

Springfield Coal Drops Application for Mining Permit

Credit Marianne Morgan/InIllinoisWater.org

The company which operates the Industry Coal mine recently was found to have committed over six hundred water pollution violations. Springfield Coal also wanted to renew the mining permit for it’s mine near Industry.

The same day a press conference was to be held protesting the renewal of it’s mining permit, the company withdrew the application.

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School/County Largest Shares
10:06 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Plan to Divide Fertilizer Money

Lee County Board of Supervisors

The Lee County Board of Supervisors knows how it will divide some future revenue.

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Rocky on Parade
3:24 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

More Public Art Coming to Macomb

The Rocky sculpture outside WIU's Hanson Field
Credit Rich Egger

Chicago has its Cows on Parade display of public art. Now Macomb will be getting something similar.

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Locations/Pick-Up TBD
9:13 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

Recycling Coming to Rural Lee County

It could soon be easier for rural Lee County residents to recycle.

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Destructive Pest
6:42 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

Galesburg Implements Emerald Ash Borer Readiness Plan

The Emerald Ash Borer
Credit emeraldashborer.info

Galesburg is urging residents to take a proactive approach now that the Emerald Ash Borer has been detected in the city.

Larry Cox, Director of Public Works, said property owners should determine whether they have any ash trees. If they do, the trees should be checked for signs of the destructive pest.

Typically, branches at the top of an infected tree will die off first and more will die in the following years. The bugs are smaller than a penny and attach to the top of trees so it’s easier to spot signs of the Emerald Ash Borer than it is to see the insect itself.

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