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On March 20, 2015, IDNR sent a letter to Sunrise Coal, LLC to request modifications to their permit application for the proposed Bulldog Mine. The News-Gazette published a copy of the letter today. A copy of the letter is also available … Continue reading
On September 3, 43 community members attended a public information meeting regarding the Bulldog Mine proposed by Sunrise Coal. The meeting was hosted by Stand Up To Coal and Prairie Rivers Network. The evening started off viewing a video of … Continue reading
Here’s the text of a commentary that appeared in the News-Gazette on June 29. It was written by Tyler Roche, a water policy specialist with Prairie Rivers Network. The original article is here. Stakeholders in Champaign and Vermilion County have … Continue reading
Here is a copy of the signed contract between Georgetown, IL and Sunrise Coal, LLC (Hallador Energy) for production water for the proposed Bulldog Mine. This copy was obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request. Georgetown has not made … Continue reading
On Monday evening, the Village of Georgetown trustees voted unanimously in favor of a contract to provide 300,000-500,000 gallons of water per day to Sunrise Coal (Hallador Energy) for washing coal at their proposed Bulldog Mine. Georgetown gets its water … Continue reading