New Law Expands Green Infrastructure in Illinois
The new law expands the list of measures cities and villages can implement — and pay for with special assessments, tax dollars or both — to prevent flooding. It now includes green alternatives such as green roofs, rain gardens, native planting and constructed wetlands.
Gov. Pat Quinn praised Orland Park for its focus on green infrastructure this week during a ceremonial bill signing at the village's LEED-certified police station.
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