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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
Tyler Rotche with Prairie Rivers Network recently submitted an excellent commentary about the current state of Sunrise Coal’s proposed Bulldog Mine in Vermilion County. The commentary can be found at the News-Gazette: Coal mine with no answers
Take Action The comment period for the NPDES draft permit is open until September 11. You may mail or e-mail comments for inclusion in the public record until then. It is very important to highlight any area of concern during … Continue reading
The IEPA has announced the date for the NPDES permit public hearing for the proposed Bulldog Mine. The hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 5:30 in the Salt Fork Junior High School Building in Sidell. This … Continue reading
On the feet of IDNR’s asking for 62 modifications to the Bulldog Mine permit application, Illinois EPA has announced that the NPDES permit for Sunrise Coal, LLC is available for public review. The notice can be found here:http://www.epa.illinois.gov/Assets/iepa/public-notices/2015/sunrise-coal-llc/public-notice.pdf. The National Pollutant … Continue reading