11:43 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

State allowing Caterpillar to store hazardous waste at Mossville site

The Illinois EPA is allowing Caterpillar to store hazardous waste at its Mossville plant for up to three months.  The variance allows Cat to temporarily store the waste without having to obtain a permit and operate as a hazardous waste facility. The state EPA says it granted the request because extreme weather delayed Cat’s ability to schedule removal of the wastes in a timely manner. 

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6:33 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

City of Peoria extends yard waste collection for next week

The City of Peoria is extending yard waste collection for residents. Officials say it took leaves longer to fall this year and combine with the Thanksgiving holiday it made for poor timing on yard waste pick-up. Peoria City Manager Patrick Urich says PDC is extending yard waste pick up starting next week through December 13th:

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