EPA begins cleanup of illegal dump sites as
part of I-RID
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
director Doug Scott announced that the Agency has begun the cleanup
of two illegal dump sites located within Peoria County, one of
which is in Hollis Township and the other in Radnor Township.
A contractor worked to remove up to 30 cubic yards of waste from
the Hollis Township site and up to 20 cubic yards of waste from
the Radnor Township site. The cleanup will involve the removal
of general construction or demolition debris, household waste,
white goods, furniture and waste tires, which have been disposed
The cleanup was conducted as part of the I-RID (Illinois Removes
Illegal Dumps) Program, which continues to remove environmental
hazards and protect Illinois’ beautiful landscape.
Working with local and county officials to identify candidates
for I-RID cleanups, Illinois EPA has cleaned up sites ranging
from the tip of Southern Illinois near Cave-in-Rock to rural
Central and Eastern Illinois and urban locations in the East
St. Louis and Chicago metro areas.