Tuesday, March 10, 7 PM.
Montgomery County Farm Bureau 102 North Main Street, Hillsboro, Illinois
Community Reinvestment in Illinois’ Heartland
You are invited to attend a listening session, designed to foster discussion on possibilities for creating economic, environmental, and socioeconomic sustainability in Illinois’ heartland.
The program will include a short presentation that illustrates how an economy . . . → Read More: Community Reinvestment in Illinois’ Heartland
Citizens stand at the Abraham Lincoln statue on the public square across from the courthouse to protest the renewal of Permit #399 for the Deer Run Mine located within the city limits of Hillsboro.
Five years ago citizens requested an administrative review of Permit #399, for which they are still waiting. In . . . → Read More: Deer Run Mine Permit Renewal Demonstration and Hearing
What: Public Protest Demonstration of IDNR Coal Mine Permit Renewal When: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, beginning at 5:15 p.m. Where: public sidewalk across from the Historic Courthouse, Hillsboro, south sidewalk, at #1 Public Square, Hillsboro, at the Abraham Lincoln statue. Citizens are protesting the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) permit for the Deer . . . → Read More: Citizens to Protest IDNR Flawed Mine Permit Renewal
CALM Meeting March 18th, 7:00 p.m Montgomery County Farm Bureau 102 N Main St # 3 Hillsboro, IL 62049 NOTE: The March CALM meeting has been changed from the regular second Tuesday of each month, to the third Tuesday for March to avoid a conflict with the Shay 1 NPDES . . . → Read More: CALM Monthly Meeting-March 18th
The outside temperature went up to 90 degrees, but CALM volunteers had free iced-cool water for the public, a fan-cooled tent, and some pretty cool displays at the downtown Hillsboro Old Settler’s street fair and celebration, August 21st and 22nd.
Thanks to a Heartland Coalfield Alliance Grant, new brochures were available for handouts. Information . . . → Read More: CALM Gets a Great Response at the Hillsboro Old Settler’s Celebration