Industry Mine

Industry Mine is a surface mine in McDonough County, IL operated by Springfield Coal.

MSHA ID: 1102668
Operator: Springfield Coal LLC
Controller: Brian J Veldhuizen
Mine type: Surface
Status: Active
Location: Mcdonough County, IL
Address of Record: 4440 Ash Grove, Suite A, Springfield, IL 62711

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APRIL 12, 2011:
Hearing date
Springfield Coal Company’s Industry Mine, McDonough and Schuyler Counties
Public Notice

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MAY 12, 2011:
Comments due for IEPA NPDES Permit.


Prairie Rivers Network and the Illinois Chapter of the Sierra Club recently launched a lawsuit against the two coal companies that have owned the coal mine near Industry, Illinois.  This mine  has violated its permit by discharging pollution (such as iron, manganese, and sulfates) at levels several times higher than allowed. More


2009 Interview with Jeff Biggers, Tri-States Public Radio

300 Clean Water Act Violations! Illinois Citizens File Notice to Sue Reckless Coal Strip  Mine (by Jeff Biggers)

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