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IEPA Images from the DeKalb County Landfill

Published: Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 4:53 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 11:18 p.m. CDT

The 8-foot stakes were placed directly on top of the gas pipe crews were replacing at Waste Management's DeKalb County Landfill when they uncovered the strong odor on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. IEPA field inspector Donna Shehane took the image on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.