Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Company Can Appeal
4:07 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Industry Mine Permit Rejected

The Industry mine
Credit InIllinoisWater.org

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources denied Springfield Coal Company’s application to renew its surface coal mining permit at the Industry mine.

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Illinois Environmentalists
11:17 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Groups Want Coal Mine Rules Enforced

Coal

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.

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Springfield Coal’s Industry Mine
6:46 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Outrage over New Math for Coal Mine Violations

The Industry mine
Credit InIllinoisWater.org

Those fighting against a permit renewal application for a western Illinois coal mine are flabbergasted by the latest development in the process.

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DNR Plan
1:40 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Changes for Illinois Deer Hunters

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.

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Does not want to renew permit at Industry mine.
2:27 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

Springfield Coal Drops Application for Mining Permit

Credit Marianne Morgan/InIllinoisWater.org

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.

The same day a press conference was to be held protesting the renewal of it’s mining permit, the company withdrew the application.

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