Illinois Department of Natural Resources 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 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 Changes for Illinois Deer Hunters http://tspr.org/post/changes-illinois-deer-hunters <p>Efforts to reduce the number of deer in Illinois have been so successful that the state plans to reduce the number of hunting permits this year. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:40:08 +0000 Brian Mackey 48381 at http://tspr.org Changes for Illinois Deer Hunters 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