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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
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 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
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
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