Category Archives: Permit

Bulldog Mine Update … Still No Permits

What’s next for the proposed Bulldog Mine? The Bulldog Mine has just recently completed its public hearing stage for the mining permit application. Over the course of two hearings (October 7 and December 17), hundreds of concerned residents voiced their … Continue reading

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Public Hearing Well Attended

The Jamaica High School gymnasium was packed with people interested in commenting on and asking questions about the permit application for the proposed Bulldog Mine. The public spoke for about two and a half hours. Supporters of the proposed mine … Continue reading

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IDNR Public Hearing Announced

Updated December 9 with flyer. The IDNR has announced that the public hearing for Sunrise Coal’s Permit Application #429 for the proposed Bulldog Mine in Vermilion County. The IDNR staff should be on hand and familiar with the permit application. … Continue reading

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Informal Conference a Big Success!

Last Tuesday, a little over 100 people gathered at the Georgetown Community Center for the IDNR informal conference regarding Sunrise Coal’s permit application for the proposed Bulldog Mine.  The audience was split between pro-mine folks (mostly Sunrise Coal miners) in … Continue reading

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Public Informal Conference – October 7, 2014

What: The IDNR will hold an “informal conference,” which is the first of two possible public hearings, about Sunrise Coal’s proposed Bulldog Mine permit application.  This is a chance for community members to make oral comments regarding the the proposed … Continue reading

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