Tag Archives: Vermilion County

March 2021 Update Letter

To All Supporters of Stand Up to Coal, It’s a new year, but our fight to stop the Bulldog Mine continues. In preparing to write this update, we, the leaders of Stand Up to Coal, focused on two things: First, … Continue reading

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IDNR Grants Application Extension to Sunrise Coal (Again)

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

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More Questions for Sunrise Coal

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

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Decision on IDNR Permit Expected This Week

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

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Public Hearing Well Attended

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

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