praire rivers network http://tspr.org en EPA Forced to Decide on Nutrient Pollution Rules http://tspr.org/post/epa-forced-decide-nutrient-pollution-rules <p>The Federal Government could crack down on certain types of nutrient pollution thanks to a federal court ruling. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 22:02:38 +0000 Scott Stuntz 41249 at http://tspr.org EPA Forced to Decide on Nutrient Pollution Rules IL #1 Contributor to Dead Zone in the Gulf http://tspr.org/post/il-1-contributor-dead-zone-gulf <p>Scientists recently completed a yearly survey of the size of the Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico. The report also said Illinois is the top state in contributing to the problem. Wed, 31 Jul 2013 20:06:01 +0000 Scott Stuntz 38212 at http://tspr.org IL #1 Contributor to Dead Zone in the Gulf 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