Peoria Public Radio Staff
Fri February 21, 2014
Legal settlement reached for Peoria City/County landfill
After more than two years of talks, the Peoria City/County Landfill Committee has approved a tentative legal settlement with Waste Management. The company operates Landfill #2 in Peoria County. The proposed agreement would require Waste Management to pay more in fees for every ton deposited at the landfill to help cover costs. That rate is going up 65-cents per ton. The Peoria County Board and City Council also must approve the agreement for it to take effect. The settlement with Waste Management also would include a landfill road compliance and maintenance plan.