Waste Management http://northernpublicradio.org en Consultant To Present Findings From Cortland School Incident http://northernpublicradio.org/post/consultant-present-findings-cortland-school-incident <p>Dozens of students and staff at Cortland Elementary School received medical treatment Jan. 14 after complaining of nausea.</p><p>The smell from Waste Management's nearby landfill entered the school's ventilation system after &nbsp;a construction worker unearthed old garbage. The company says strong winds carried the odor to the school.</p><p>DeKalb school district Assistant Superintendent Doug Moeller says a certified industrial hygienist will present the findings of his investigation Thursday night (2/6/14).</p><p></p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 10:14:23 +0000 Jenna Dooley 42723 at http://northernpublicradio.org Consultant To Present Findings From Cortland School Incident IEPA Reports Violations In Cortland Leak http://northernpublicradio.org/post/iepa-reports-violations-cortland-leak <p></p><p>Illinois regulators have issued a <a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/201956289/0378020001-DekalbCoLF-Inspection01152014">report on this month’s landfill leak </a>that sickened dozens of students and teachers at a DeKalb County school. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 15:15:46 +0000 Mike Moen 42169 at http://northernpublicradio.org IEPA Reports Violations In Cortland Leak Illinois EPA Probes Landfill Leak http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-epa-probes-landfill-leak <p></p><p></p><p><font size="5">The Illinois EPA continues to look into <a href="http://northernpublicradio.org/post/landfill-leak-sends-dozens-cortland-students-hospital">this week's incident</a> at Cortland Elementary School. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 15:48:24 +0000 Mike Moen 41843 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois EPA Probes Landfill Leak Landfill Leak Sends Dozens Of Cortland Students To Hospital http://northernpublicradio.org/post/landfill-leak-sends-dozens-cortland-students-hospital <p>67 Cortland Elementary School students and staff members were admitted to Kishwaukee Hospital's emergency room today after complaining of nausea: they were sickened by a strong smell from the nearby Waste Management landfill.</p><p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 22:23:32 +0000 Susan Stephens 41771 at http://northernpublicradio.org Landfill Leak Sends Dozens Of Cortland Students To Hospital Cortland Township Suit Against Landfill Stalls http://northernpublicradio.org/post/cortland-township-suit-against-landfill-stalls <p></p><p>It was a long and contentious gathering in the Cortland Township maintenance garage last night: about 75 registered voters showed up to decide whether to take legal action to stop Waste Management’s planned landfill expansion there.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 09:35:30 +0000 Susan Stephens 24850 at http://northernpublicradio.org Cortland Township Suit Against Landfill Stalls DeKalb Landfill Opponents Try Another Tactic http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dekalb-landfill-opponents-try-another-tactic <p></p><p>A group fighting landfill expansion in DeKalb County is going to take a new approach, pulling township government into the case.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 08:45:56 +0000 Susan Stephens 21425 at http://northernpublicradio.org DeKalb Landfill Opponents Try Another Tactic Appellate Court Weighing Case Against DeKalb Landfill Expansion http://northernpublicradio.org/post/appellate-court-weighing-case-against-dekalb-landfill-expansion <p>The proposed expansion of the DeKalb County landfill is now in the hands of three appellate court judges.</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 07:25:10 +0000 Susan Stephens 17997 at http://northernpublicradio.org Appellate Court Weighing Case Against DeKalb Landfill Expansion