Stand Up To Coal is dedicated to informing residents, farmers and landowners in Champaign and Vermilion Counties, IL about the negative effects that Sunrise Coal, LLC's planned coal mine could have on our lands, waters and health.
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We would like to add you to our growing membership list. For a donation of $20, you can become an official member of Stand Up To Coal. We also welcome additional donations to support our ongoing work, such as postage … Continue reading
The revisions to the land permit for the proposed Bulldog Coal mine have been accepted by IDNR. Sunrise Coal now has up to 1 year to submit fee payment and proof of bonds. Once Sunrise Coal submits those documents, the … Continue reading
Six months ago, sunrise coal was given six months to submit revisions of their land permit for the 400-acre Bulldog mine surface facility to IDNR. The deadline has passed, but we haven’t heard any word yet. Soon, we will hear … Continue reading
In August 2014, Sunrise Coal submitted their SMCRA permit application to IDNR for the proposed Bulldog Mine in Vermilion County. The following March (2015), IDNR responded back to Sunrise Coal requesting answers to 62 questions regarding the permit. IDNR gave … Continue reading
As we work to stop Sunrise Coal’s proposed Bulldog Mine in Vermilion County, the coal industry in Illinois is in turmoil. A recent article in the Chicago Reader provides a great summary: Illinois coal’s last stand