IL Sierra Club http://tspr.org en 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 FutureGen Project Faces Lawsuit http://tspr.org/post/futuregen-project-faces-lawsuit <p>The Sierra Club has filed a federal lawsuit aimed at tightening the pollution controls planned for the FutureGen clean-coal project in western Illinois. Mon, 16 Dec 2013 21:30:48 +0000 The Associated Press 45423 at http://tspr.org FutureGen Project Faces Lawsuit 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