And thanks for visiting. We are transitioning to a new website in order to be able to provide you with up to date information about the rapidly evolving situation here in Champaign and Vermilion Counties.
Sunrise Coal is moving forward with their plan to open a coal mine that may threaten some of Illinois’ best agricultural land. According to recent reports, they anticipate filing an application for a permit to mine in March 2011. Check back often to learn about new developments with the mine and to learn how you can act to protect the health of our lands, waters and communities.