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Clinton City Council To Consider Taking Stance on Clinton Landfill Issue

One area group of veterans is taking a stance on the Clinton Landfill issue.

At the Clinton City Council meeting Tuesday evening, Tom Reddington came forward representing the American Legion in Clinton. He says as an organization the American Legion is concerned about the idea of putting PCB's into the Clinton Landfill, which sits on top of the Mahomet Aquifer, and they are taking a public stand against it.

[audio:legionresolution1.mp3]A Word From Redington[/audio]

Reddington presented to the council the resolution members of the American Legion passed recently opposing the dumping of PCB's into the Clinton Landfill. The Legion also asked the City Council to take a stand as well.

[audio:legionresolution2.mp3]A Word From Redington[/audio]

After Reddington's presentation, Clinton Mayor Carolyn Peters made a point to put on file for next time the commissioner's to research, and think over the proposition to take a stance on the issue. She put it on file for next time for the council to discuss and take action on taking a stance.

[audio:legionresolution3.mp3]A Word From Mayor Peters[/audio]

The previous council did not take a stand on the Clinton Landfill issue. Reddington said while it may have been the right thing to do at the time, he says the council is not bound by what the previous council decided. The next meeting for th Clinton City Council is Monday July 18.

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