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Illinois EPA: State Has Landfill Capacity for 21 More Years

Article-Illinois EPA: State Has Landfill Capacity for 21 More Years

 State officials say existing Illinois landfills have capacity to take trash for another 21 years.

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency released its landfill report for 2014 on Wednesday. The report found that the state had 39 active landfills that took in more than 44 million gate cubic yards of waste during 2014. A gate cubic yard is the volume of waste entering the landfill's gate.

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