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Stories with subject: Aquifers
  • Settlement OK'd in dispute to put toxic waste over aquifer 
    Updated: Apr-24-15 12:44 pm

    CLINTON, Illinois - A central Illinois county has approved a settlement with a landfill company, stemming from a dispute over failed plans to store toxic PCBs in the facility over an aquifer.

  • Mining plan seeks 3 billion gallons of water; leaders angry 
    Updated: Apr-15-15 2:19 pm

    LOVINGTON, New Mexico - A mine in New Mexico says it needs to use 3.2 billion gallons of water over the next two years, upsetting leaders in a county of 64,000 who say it could jeopardize access to clean water for residents who already are being urged to conserve.