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  • News from Springfield

    • Sunday, March 12, 2017
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    The Senate wrapped up its activities this week with a loud “THUD”. After passing several parts of the “Grand Bargain” on Tuesday (state funding of Chicago School pensions, gaming expansion,  funding of FY 17 items not covered by court order and procurement reforms), the wheels of the deal got wobbly

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  • East Peoria Education Schedule Now Available

    • Wednesday, January 4, 2017
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    Join us for four classrooms of educational offerings in East Peoria on February 10.  Click to expand this article for a complete schedule.

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  • Reducing methane in water wells

    • Wednesday, December 21, 2016
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    Dissolved methane in groundwater is not unusual—and it is not limited to areas of oil and gas production. Up to 60 percent of all water wells may contain detectable dissolved methane. Methane can be produced by certain geologic formations, the decomposition of organic material in rocks, or by microbes. Is my private well at risk? Methane in the air can create an explosion hazard in poorly ventilated or confined areas. Methane also can cause unconsciousness or death by suffocation when encountered in enclosed spaces.

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