landfill

More Trash?
2:25 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Appellate Court Weighing Case Against DeKalb Landfill Expansion

Members of "Stop the Mega-Dump" plot their next move on the steps of the Second District Appellate Court in Elgin.
Susan Stephens WNIJ

The proposed expansion of the DeKalb County landfill is now in the hands of three appellate court judges.

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Government
8:50 pm
Mon July 9, 2012

Special meeting focuses on landfill expansion

WNIJ

Winnebago County Board members will take a vote Thursday on whether or not to give local approval for 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.

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Local
6:51 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Winnebago County gets earful on proposed landfill expansion

Rockford Register Star

Owners of Rockford-area landfill are seeking approval to add more than 200 acres.  Experts and members of the public are getting their chance to voice their opinions. 

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