springfield coal http://tspr.org en 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 IL DNR Revokes North Canton Mine Permit http://tspr.org/post/il-dnr-revokes-north-canton-mine-permit <p>The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has revoked a permit for a proposed coal mine just north of Canton in Fulton County.</p><p>The DNR had issued a mining permit for the “North Canton Mine” several years ago but the agency has now decided it did not follow its own guidelines when doing so. Thu, 21 Feb 2013 20:29:31 +0000 Scott Stuntz 29251 at http://tspr.org IL DNR Revokes North Canton Mine Permit Coal Company Challenges Pollution Ruling http://tspr.org/post/coal-company-challenges-pollution-ruling-0 <p>Last month Springfield Coal challenged the Illinois Pollution Control Board’s ruling that the company violated its pollution permit over 600 times.&nbsp;</p><p>The company is challenging the ruling and attorney Jessica Dexter of the Environmental Law and Policy Center says the motion could delay any decision on penalties until May. Fri, 04 Jan 2013 21:04:30 +0000 Scott Stuntz 26784 at http://tspr.org Coal Company Challenges Pollution Ruling Springfield Coal Drops Application for Mining Permit http://tspr.org/post/springfield-coal-drops-application-mining-permit <p>The company which operates the Industry Coal mine recently was found to have committed over six hundred water pollution violations. Springfield Coal also wanted to renew the mining permit for it’s mine near Industry.</p><p>The same day a press conference was to be held protesting the renewal of it’s mining permit, the company withdrew the application. Fri, 14 Dec 2012 20:27:15 +0000 Scott Stuntz 25852 at http://tspr.org Springfield Coal Drops Application for Mining Permit