Citizens Protest IDNR Flawed Mine Permit Renewal

Press Release for Immediate Release: Contact: Joyce Blumenshine 309-678-1011 Mining Issues Committee Chair Illinois Chapter Sierra Club Mary Ellen DeClue 217-556-5946 Citizens Against Longwall Mining What:   Public Protest Demonstration of IDNR Coal Mine Permit Renewal When:  Wednesday, February 19, 2014, beginning at 5:15 p.m. Where: Public sidewalk across from the Historic Courthouse, Hillsboro, south sidewalk, at #1 Public Square, Hillsboro, at the Abraham Lincoln […] . . . → Read More: Citizens Protest IDNR Flawed Mine Permit Renewal

Illinois Strip Mine Showdown Is Last Best Hope for Coalfield Justice

Illinois Strip Mine Showdown Is Last Best Hope for Coalfield Justice by Jeff Biggers Posted 2-13-14 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeff-biggers/-illinois-strip-mine-show_b_4780467.html When besieged residents, already choked by toxic coal dust, face off with Peabody Energy officials on Tuesday, February 18, in Harrisburg, at an Illinois Environmental Protection Agency hearing for a five-year strip mine expansion permit, more than 1,019 paltry acres will be at stake. As President […] . . . → Read More: Illinois Strip Mine Showdown Is Last Best Hope for Coalfield Justice

Public Hearing Wildcat Hills Mine

[ September 15, 2011; 5:00 pm; ] PUBLIC HEARING NPDES PERMIT Wildcat Hills Mine and Willow Creek Mine September 15, 2011, 5:00 pm SIC Foundation Center 540 North Commercial Street Harrisburg, Illinois NPDES Permit No. IL0073351 Notice No. 5852c Public Notice Beginning Date: July 28, 2011 Public Notice Ending Date: August 29, 2011 Public Hearing Date: September 15, 2011 Post-Hearing Comment Period Ending Date: October 6, 2011 National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) […] . . . → Read More: Public Hearing Wildcat Hills and Willow Creek Mines

ACTION ALERT: Public Hearing on Gateway Mine's Water Pollution Permit

Surface Facilities at Gateway Mine in Coulterville, Illinois

Coulterville residents need your support! ***** What: Illinois EPA Public Hearing on proposed NPDES Water Discharge Permit for  Peabody Coulterville Mining, L.L.C.’s Gateway Mine Where: Sparta City Council Chambers, Sparta City Hall, 114 West Jackson Street, Sparta, Illinois 62286 When: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. Background: Notice of Public Hearing, Draft NPDES Permit Contact: bperbix “at” prairierivers.org ***** Surface Facilities […] . . . → Read More: ACTION ALERT: Public Hearing on Gateway Mine’s Water Pollution Permit