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.

Archives

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 . . . → Read More: Crown III Ash and Slurry Disposal in Illinois Times

Join us at the NPDES Permit Hearing for the Crown III Mine in Girard, December 14th, 2010

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public hearing on a draft NPDES Permit (water pollution permit) at the Girard City Hall on Tuesday December 14th at 6:00pm for Springfield Coal, LLC’s Crown III Mine.

This is an underground room and pillar mine that practices coal slurry and coal ash injection into . . . → Read More: Join us at the NPDES Permit Hearing for the Crown III Mine in Girard, December 14th, 2010