The Middle Fork of the Vermilion River is a hidden treasure in east-central Illinois. Bounded by over 8,000 acres of public parkland and recognized for its biological diversity, scenic beauty and recreational potential, this stream is threatened by coal ash pollution. See how you can help preserve the river for future generations.
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Why the Middle Fork? • Dynegy’s Coal Ash Threat • Dynegy’s Proposed Fix • Act Today • Campaign Resources DOWNLOAD FACT SHEET Sample Script for Calling Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and IEPA Director Alec Messina Calling the offices of the Governor and Illinois EPA is easy to do, and will become increasingly important in the coming […]
Why the Middle Fork? • Dynegy’s Coal Ash Threat • Dynegy’s Proposed Fix • Act Today • Campaign Resources DOWNLOAD FACT SHEET Sample Script for Calling Representative Chad Hays and Senator Scott Bennett Calling the offices of your elected officials is easy to do, and will become increasingly important in the coming months. You can reach […]
PROTECT THE MIDDLE FORK FROM COAL ASH POLLUTIONThe campaign goal is to ensure that Dynegy-Midwest Generation moves its toxic coal ash out of the floodplain of Illinois’ only National Scenic River and places it in properly-constructed, lined facilities on their property, far from the river. READ MORE REINVEST IN ILLINOIS’ HEARTLANDThe primary campaign goal is […]
The success of the campaign require Dynegy to move its coal ash out of the floodplain will depend on the number of businesses, faith leaders, elected officials, service groups, and residents who take action. Click for essential tools that will help build support through awareness and education; media; and advocacy.