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Gov. Quinn presents grants and economic support to south suburban communities

Gov. Pat Quinn presented grants across the south suburbs Saturday, including nearly $5 million to help Sauk Village make long-term improvements to the infrastructure for a fresh water supply.  Quinn visited Village Hall and announced a $4.8 million grant from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency’s clean water initiative. Money will be used to build a new treatment system and help develop maximum setback zones for community water wells.  Quinn said the village needs the money to ensure that problems that cropped up in 2012 with excess levels of vinyl chloride turning up in the well water the village uses are resolved permanently….Please click here to read Gregory Tejeda’s story in the Times.

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