landfill http://northernpublicradio.org en 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 Special meeting focuses on landfill expansion http://northernpublicradio.org/post/special-meeting-focuses-landfill-expansion <p><font size="2">Winnebago County Board members will take a vote Thursday on whether or not to give local approval for&nbsp;a landfill expansion. Last night, board members heard from Derke Price, a hearing officer recommending approval of the expansion. He did not speak with reporters after the special meeting. But he told board members the Winnebago Landfill, near Baxter Road in Rockford, is expected to reach capacity in less than a decade. It was built in 1972. The expansion would provide enough room until 2047. </font></p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 01:50:07 +0000 Jenna Dooley 14671 at http://northernpublicradio.org Special meeting focuses on landfill expansion Winnebago County gets earful on proposed landfill expansion http://northernpublicradio.org/post/winnebago-county-gets-earful-proposed-landfill-expansion <p>Owners of Rockford-area landfill are seeking approval to add more than 200 acres.&nbsp; Experts and members of the public are getting their chance to voice their opinions.&nbsp; Wed, 25 Apr 2012 11:51:04 +0000 Mike Moen 10644 at http://northernpublicradio.org Winnebago County gets earful on proposed landfill expansion