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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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
The IEPA has announced the date for the NPDES permit public hearing for the proposed Bulldog Mine. The hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 5:30 in the Salt Fork Junior High School Building in Sidell. This … 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