Illinois Towns And Cities Filling Up Landfill Space

July 18, 2014


(Springfield, IL)  --  The state of Illinois is slowly but steadily running out of space to stash its trash.  The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency's annual report says the state's municipal landfills have a combined life expectancy of 21 years.  The IEPA says last year, 42 landfills took in more than 45-million-cubic yards of waste.

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