Mahomet, Fisher neighbors file class action lawsuit

MAHOMET — Two Champaign County residents affected by the Peoples Gas methane leak have filed the first class action lawsuit related to the incident. Meanwhile, Peoples Gas continues to maintain that methane levels at affected wells do not pose a danger.   The lawsuit covers potentially thousands of people who live in rural Mahomet and Fisher.  […]

Bill To Form Mahomet Aquifer Advisory Council Moves Through Statehouse

UPDATE: Gov. JB Pritzker signed SB 2515, creating the Mahomet Aquifer Council, on Friday, August 13. Original article: URBANA – A bill to create a permanent advisory council to study the Mahomet Aquifer is moving through the Illinois General Assembly. The bill (SB2515) passed the Illinois Senate on a vote of 56-0 last week and now […]