coal http://tspr.org en Improving the Environment While Creating Jobs http://tspr.org/post/improving-environment-while-creating-jobs <p>Corporations and mainstream media often repeat the “jobs vs. the environment” angle to situations, but that’s a false choice. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:25:37 +0000 Bill Knight 54706 at http://tspr.org Improving the Environment While Creating Jobs Industry Mine Permit Rejected http://tspr.org/post/industry-mine-permit-rejected <p>The Illinois Department of Natural Resources denied Springfield Coal Company’s application to renew its surface coal mining permit at the Industry mine. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 21:07:10 +0000 Rich Egger 54593 at http://tspr.org Industry Mine Permit Rejected Groups Want Coal Mine Rules Enforced http://tspr.org/post/groups-want-coal-mine-rules-enforced <p>Groups such as the Sierra Club of Illinois feel the state has plenty of regulations for coal mining, but enforcement of rules has been lax. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:17:59 +0000 Associated Press & Hannah Meisel/Illinois Public Radio 50939 at http://tspr.org Groups Want Coal Mine Rules Enforced Outrage over New Math for Coal Mine Violations http://tspr.org/post/outrage-over-new-math-coal-mine-violations <p>Those fighting against a permit renewal application for a western Illinois coal mine are flabbergasted by the latest development in the process. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:46:58 +0000 Rich Egger 49423 at http://tspr.org Outrage over New Math for Coal Mine Violations EPA Ordered to Make Stricter Coal Ash Rules http://tspr.org/post/epa-ordered-make-stricter-coal-ash-rules <p>A federal court has ordered the US Environmental Protection Agency to more strictly regulate a form of pollution from coal fired power plants, including plants in Western Illinois. Mon, 07 Oct 2013 19:29:20 +0000 Scott Stuntz 41815 at http://tspr.org EPA Ordered to Make Stricter Coal Ash Rules