DePue http://wuis.org en Town Faces Uncertain Future As It Deals With Pollution From The Past http://wuis.org/post/town-faces-uncertain-future-it-deals-pollution-past <p>An Illinois town that, for decades, benefited from industry has seen that prosperity go away.&nbsp; While the jobs have left, the community is left dealing with the aftermath.</p><p>Lee Strubinger visited the small town of DePue to see first hand how the town is coping:</p><p><br />I'm on a drive with DePue Mayor Eric Bryant, he's mayor of the village of about two thousand people along the Illinois River in Bureau County.</p><p>"The Rock Island line used to come through there. Bring ore in... and take zinc out," Bryan recalled.</p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 16:15:00 +0000 Lee Strubinger 14893 at http://wuis.org Town Faces Uncertain Future As It Deals With Pollution From The Past