Illinois EPA http://tspr.org en IL EPA Wants AG to Take Action in Spoon River Spill http://tspr.org/post/il-epa-wants-ag-take-action-spoon-river-spill <p>The Illinois EPA wants law enforcement action against the owners of a railway which spilled thousands of gallons of corn syrup into a river in Fulton County last week. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 00:30:35 +0000 Scott Stuntz 41392 at http://tspr.org IL EPA Wants AG to Take Action in Spoon River Spill IL Writes New Rules for Factory Farms, CAFO's http://tspr.org/post/il-writes-new-rules-factory-farms-cafos <p>The Illinois Pollution Control board is in the process of drafting new rules regulating large scale factory farms often called confined animal feeding operations or CAFO’s. An environmental group thinks the current proposals could use strengthening. Thu, 07 Feb 2013 21:05:37 +0000 Scott Stuntz 28518 at http://tspr.org IL Writes New Rules for Factory Farms, CAFO's 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