Category Archives: Updates

Decision on IDNR Permit Expected This Week

According to this Elkhart Truth article, the IDNR is expected to announce a decision regarding the Bulldog Mine permit #429 by this Friday (3/6).  At that time, they could decide to approve it or reject it.  They could also send … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Sunrise Coal Officially Applies for a Mining Permit

There was a notice in the July 31 edition of the Sidell Reporter that Sunrise Coal, LLC (a subsidiary of Hallador Energy, HNRG) has applied for a permit from the Illinois Office of Mines and Minerals for their Bulldog Mine … Continue reading

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