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Veolia Winnebago Landfills

Odor Issues with Veolia ES Orchard Hills Landfill and Winnebago Landfill

Ogle and Winnebago Counties

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Illinois EPA) has prepared this fact sheet to provide information about landfill odors that residents have been experiencing from the Veolia ES Orchard HillsLandfill and the Winnebago Landfill.  Fact sheet updates will be distributed as landfill gas mitigation activities progress at each facility to keep area residents better informed. The Illinois EPA sent Violation Notices to these two landfills on February 4, 2010 due to odor issues.