Updates to the Mahomet Aquifer Gas Leak

November 13, 2017 | Blog Post
Looking for an update on the Mahomet Aquifer gas leak? PRN Water Resources Engineer Andrew Rehn has you covered.

Many Questions Remain about Mahomet Aquifer Gas Leak

October 19, 2017 | Blog Post
A natural gas leak has contaminated the Mahomet Aquifer, appearing in the drinking water of at least five homes in a rural community between the towns Mahomet and Fisher. One resident was able to set their water on fire.

Clinton Landfill Now Eyeing Coal Combustion Waste

While it is great news that Clinton Landfill has agreed to not store federally-regulated levels of PCBs, the saga isn’t over yet. An article in the Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette quoted the landfill’s attorney as saying that the landfill is looking to get into the business of accepting coal combustion waste from power plants. Coal waste can [...]

EPA gives Mahomet Aquifer sole-source designation

Our main source of drinking water in Central Illinois is now better protected. The EPA gives Mahomet Aquifer sole-source designation. Well done to all leaders and citizens who helped achieve this.

Mahomet Aquifer Bills in Progress

We are excited that freshmen lawmakers Representative Carol Ammons and Senator Scott Bennett have introduced bills to protect the Mahomet Aquifer from pollution. Specifically, materials containing high levels of PCBs and manufactured gas plant waste would be prohibited in landfills located above the aquifer. The legislation is aimed at preventing Clinton Landfill from moving forward [...]