Ecosystem

Illinois EPA Sampling Detects Elevated Metals in Groundwater Monitoring Wells in Rockton, Not Detected Before Chemtool Fire

Source of the contamination currently unknown; private well sampling being initiated SPRINGFIELD – State and local officials have confirmed the presence of elevated metals, including antimony, cadmium, chromium, and nickel, in groundwater monitoring wells located […]

Inland Floodwater (Aedes vexans) or Asian Tiger Mosquito (Aedes albopictus) on Broccoli
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McHenry County Department of Health: Mosquito Batch Collected in Fox River Grove Tests Positive for West Nile Virus (WNV)

WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) reports a mosquito batch collected in Fox River Grove on July 13 has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). MCDH has tested 260 mosquito batches […]

Stacia Landon, missing endangered (SOURCE: Cook County Sheriff's Office)
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FOUND SAFE: Cook County Sheriff’s Office Seeks the Public’s Help to Locate Missing and Endangered Woman from Unincorporated Schaumburg Township

COOK COUNTY, IL – Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing and endangered woman from unincorporated Schaumburg Township. UPDATE: Stacia Landon was found, according to an […]

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Plague Kills Child in LaPlata County Colorado, Bacteria that Causes Plague Detected in 6 Counties in Colorado

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) laboratory confirmed reports of plague in animals and fleas from six counties in Colorado: LaPlata County, San Miguel County, El Paso County, Boulder County, Huerfano County […]