Ill. Enacts New Green Laws For Water, Drugs

Law360, New York (August 11, 2009, 5:40 PM EDT) -- Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed three new environmentally friendly bills into law, prohibiting health care institutions from dumping pills into the public water system, requiring owners of large wells to report water usage to the state and compelling state agencies to purchase environmentally friendly supplies.

"This action is another important step in protecting our state’s precious natural resources," the Democratic governor said in a statement. "Keeping our water safe from unused medications and tracking water usage will help us preserve our waterways for future generations."...
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