US EPA Removes McHenry County from Ozone Nonattainment List

Yesterday, the United State Environmental Protection Agency took McHenry County off its ozone nonattainment list. The US EPA didn’t put who counties on the list; just certain zip codes. As I remember the fight over state legislation requiring vehicle emission … Continue reading

$13 Million 12-Year Double Billing Scheme for Gas Station Clean-Ups

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Springfield: EMI OWNER SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS IN PRISON FOR MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR FRAUD SCHEME Springfield, Ill. – U.S. District Judge Sue E. Myerscough today sentenced Michael R. Keebler, owner of Environmental … Continue reading

Oakwood Hills’ Documents Show Electric Generating Peaker Plant Proceeding Apace

For some reason, the above scene from the Wizard of Oz came to mind when I read the most recent reply to my most recent Freedom of Information requests the Village of Oakwood Hills. What was it the Wizard said? … Continue reading