Citizens Against Longwall Mining

Deer Run Mine

We are a group of central Illinois residents who have been fighting the Deer Run Coal Mine in Hillsboro, IL since 2004. We are opposed to coal mining practices such as longwall mining that destroy our fertile farmland, as well as coal ash and coal slurry disposal methods that threaten the health of our communities, lands and waters.


Crown III Ash and Slurry Disposal in Illinois Times

Crown III Slurry Impoundment

The Illinois Times has good follow up coverage to the Crown III Mine NPDES Permit hearing in December, including a good discussion from CALM members regarding the potential harm coal ash could be having at this site. Read the full article.