IEPA http://northernpublicradio.org en Contamination Clean-up Underway at WNIJ/WNIU http://northernpublicradio.org/post/contamination-clean-underway-wnijwniu <p>Cleanup crews are working to collect contamination caused by a broken elevator at Northern Public Radio’s studios in DeKalb. Anyone familiar with WNIJ and WNIU’s studios on First Street may have noticed an increasing number of containment barrels, tanks, and other equipment in the parking lot.</p><p> Fri, 02 May 2014 03:05:55 +0000 Susan Stephens 46893 at http://northernpublicradio.org Contamination Clean-up Underway at WNIJ/WNIU 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 City's Rain Gardens Save Environment, And More http://northernpublicradio.org/post/citys-rain-gardens-save-environment-and-more-0 <p></p><p>August 27, the <a href="http://www.aurora-il.org/">Aurora </a>City Council approved a contract to build a series of <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rain_garden">rain gardens</a> on the city’s east side. The city is trying to meet federal and state clean water requirements, and believes rain gardens offer a good alternative to traditional methods of water management. As it turns out, that’s not all they do.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 11:20:00 +0000 Guy Stephens 35696 at http://northernpublicradio.org City's Rain Gardens Save Environment, And More