Stand Up To Coal is dedicated to informing residents, farmers and landowners in Champaign and Vermilion Counties, IL about the negative effects that Sunrise Coal, LLC's planned coal mine could have on our lands, waters and health.
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Stand Up To Coal became aware that IDNR issued permit #429 for the Bulldog coal mine on Friday, April 5th. While we believe this is unfortunate, it is not entirely unexpected news. We expect the revised permit to have many significant changes to respond … Continue reading
We would like to add you to our growing membership list. For a donation of $20, you can become an official member of Stand Up To Coal. We also welcome additional donations to support our ongoing work, such as postage … Continue reading
In August 2014, Sunrise Coal submitted their SMCRA permit application to IDNR for the proposed Bulldog Mine in Vermilion County. The following March (2015), IDNR responded back to Sunrise Coal requesting answers to 62 questions regarding the permit. IDNR gave … Continue reading
Take Action The comment period for the NPDES draft permit is open until September 11. You may mail or e-mail comments for inclusion in the public record until then. It is very important to highlight any area of concern during … Continue reading