EPA http://wuis.org en EPA Seeks Public Input on FutureGen in West Central Ill. http://wuis.org/post/epa-seeks-public-input-futuregen-west-central-ill <p>The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting public comments on a plan to inject carbon dioxide beneath west central Illinois.</p><p>FutureGen Industrial Alliance wants to capture carbon dioxide from a coal-burning power plant in the Morgan County village of Meredosia, then inject it into underground wells near Jacksonville, about 20 miles to the east. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:17:53 +0000 Bill Wheelhouse & Associated Press 22040 at http://wuis.org EPA Seeks Public Input on FutureGen in West Central Ill. City To Help Foot Bill For EPA Coal Tar Cleanup http://wuis.org/post/city-help-foot-bill-epa-coal-tar-cleanup <p>The city of Springfield has agreed to pay the EPA an estimated $1.6 million to clean up coal tar seeping out of the ground on the city's northeast side.</p><p>This fall the Environmental Protection Agency will send contractors to dig up Factory Street, about five blocks north of Lanphier High School.</p><p>The city owns part of the site where Springfield Iron Co. used to operate in the 1900's. &nbsp;A power substation and water storage tank sit there today.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 14:26:12 +0000 Peter Gray 8327 at http://wuis.org City To Help Foot Bill For EPA Coal Tar Cleanup