Category Archives: Updates

Permit Application #429 Modification Letter – 62 Questions

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

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More Questions for Sunrise Coal

On Thursday, IDNR announced that it has neither approved nor denied the permit application for Sunrise Coal’s proposed Bulldog Mine.  Instead, they have sent a letter to Sunrise Coal requesting several modifications to the permit application.  Sunrise Coal will have … Continue reading

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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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