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Press Release – No Coal Mine

Decade-long Fight to Stop Illinois’ Last New Coal Mine Succeeds  Illinois DNR Allows Sunrise Coal’s Bulldog Mine Permit 429 to Expire Vermilion County, Illinois – In a momentous victory for Illinois water and community activism, the permit for Sunrise Coal’s … Continue reading

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IEPA NPDES Hearing Follow-Up

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

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Sunrise Coal Officially Applies for a Mining Permit

There was a notice in the July 31 edition of the Sidell Reporter that Sunrise Coal, LLC (a subsidiary of Hallador Energy, HNRG) has applied for a permit from the Illinois Office of Mines and Minerals for their Bulldog Mine … Continue reading

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Stand Up To Coal Salt Fork Float

On June 21st, 22 paddlers enjoyed a lazy afternoon floating on the Salt Fork of the Vermilion River, celebrating the beauty and natural history of this local, Midwestern stream,.  After the float, the group rendezvoused with nearly 20 additional people … Continue reading

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Salt Fork River Paddle and Potluck

WHAT: Saturday, June 21st, please join us at Homer Lake for an afternoon together as we spend time celebrating Illinois River Appreciation month by paddling down the Salt Fork River followed by a potluck. Weather permitting, this is a wonderful opportunity to … Continue reading

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