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Illinois governor directs state EPA to block PCBs at Clinton Landfill.

Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday directed the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to take action to block toxic PCB waste from being stored at the Clinton Landfill in an effort to protect the Mahomet Aquifer, the drinking water source for 750,000 residents across Central Illinois.

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