Ask Vermilion County officials to take action to protect the Middle Fork of the Vermilion River and surrounding groundwater from toxic coal ash pollution.
WHAT IS COAL ASH ILLINOIS RANKS FIRST PROTECT ILLINOIS Protect Illinois from Coal Ash Pollution Every year an additional 140 million tons of coal ash are generated by coal-burning power plants – enough to fill a train stretching from the North Pole to the South Pole. Illinois is responsible for more than 4.4 million tons, […]
Send a letter to Governor Bruce Rauner, the Director of the Illinois EPA, and the Illinois Pollution Control Board. Tell them to adopt strong rules that require meaningful evaluation of alternatives; provide for public involvement; and ensure corporations pay for the cleanup of their toxic waste.