Questions and Complaints
Illinois EPA Region Seven field office
personnel investigate reports of suspected
illegal waste disposal, and inspect the
region’s landfills, transfer stations and
compost facilities, except in Crawford,
Jackson, Perry, Lawrence, Richland and
Wayne counties, where responsibility has
been shared with local authorities.
Questions or complaints concerning pollution
control facilities, open dumping or other
incidents should be directed to the office
having jurisdiction over the site:
Illinois EPA, Bureau of Land
2309 W. Main St., Suite 116
Marion, IL 62959
Ambraw Valley Solid Waste Agency
(Crawford, Lawrence & Richland
777 St. & State Road 250
P.O. Box 62
Bridgeport, IL 62417-2015
No web site
Jackson County Health Department
415 Health Dept. Road
P.O. Box 307
Murphysboro, IL 62966-0307
Phone: 618-684-3143, Ext. 136
Perry County Solid Waste Mgt. Dept.
3764 State Rt. 13/127, Room 103
Pinckneyville, IL 62274-1700
Wayne County Health Department
405 N. Basin Road
Fairfield, IL 62837
Massac County Transfer opened in Metropolis in 2007
All five transfer stations voluntarily reported to the Agency that they
handled 136,797 tons of municipal waste during 2008. Massac
County Transfer opened in Metropolis on Sept. 12, 2007.
Therefore, 2008 is its first complete year of operation.
Transfer Stations: Waste Handled 2008
Municipality County Tons
Herrin Solid Waste TS Herrin Williamson 85,000
Marion Transfer Station Marion Williamson 31,118
Massac Co. Transfer 1 Metropolis Massac 14,109
Mt. Vernon Transfer Station Mt. Vernon Jefferson 6,180
Ashalex Recycling C & D TS Marion Williamson 390
1 Opened, 9-12-07
Tons of landscape waste handled up to 38.3 percent
The region’s two compost facilities, both located in Williamson
County reported handling 2,391 tons of landscape waste, 663 more
tons than the amount accepted in the previous year, up 38.3 percent.
Compost Facilities: Waste Accepted 2008
Municipality County Tons
New Earth Carterville Williamson 1,206
Ashalex Recycling Compost Site Marion Williamson 1,185
Nonhazardous Solid Waste Management and Landfill Capacity in Illinois: 2008 R7.3
At Perry Ridge Landfill, Phase IA-Southwest and Phase 1B-East
opened in March 2007. In Phase 1B-Central, the northern part
opened in January 2008 and the southern part opened in September
2008 at the same landfill.
At Southern Illinois Regional Landfill, a seven acre Cell C was
approved for the waste disposal in December 2006. Cell D, an 11.8
acre cell, opened in September 2008 at the same facility.
At Veolia ES Sumner Landfill Inc. Cell 5 East (3.78 ac.) opened in
May 2006. Cell V.B (less than one acre) was approved to accept
waste in December 2008. At its landfill in Fairfield, Area IID also
opened for waste disposal in February 2006.
At West End Disposal Facility, Phase 2, Cell 1 opened in April
2006. Phase 2, Cell 2 waste disposal operations were approved in
March 2009 at the same facility.
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