According to the Better Government Association, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency last year issued violation notices to the following McHenry County area quarry landfills after soil testing showed higher-than-allowed levels of chemicals and metals.
The levels are in place to protect against groundwater contamination.
- Lily Pond Stone, LLC, 3509 Lily Pond Road, Woodstock
- Reliable Sand & Gravel CCDD, 2121 S River Road, McHenry
- Peterson Sand & Gravel, 914 W. Route 120, Lakemoor
- Foster Road Pit, 11,217 Foster Road, Huntley
- Foster Road Pit, 19N761 Square Barn Road, Huntley
- Lake in the Hills CCDD, Pingree-Virginia Road, Lake in the Hills
- Hanson Material Service Algonquin Quarry, 10,005 Route 31, Algonquin
- Thelan Sand and Gravel, 28955 W Route 173b, Antioch