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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 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
The Jamaica High School gymnasium was packed with people interested in commenting on and asking questions about the permit application for the proposed Bulldog Mine. The public spoke for about two and a half hours. Supporters of the proposed mine … Continue reading
Here’s the text of a commentary that appeared in the News-Gazette on June 29. It was written by Tyler Roche, a water policy specialist with Prairie Rivers Network. The original article is here. Stakeholders in Champaign and Vermilion County have … Continue reading