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 What Is Coal Ash? Coal ash is our country’s second largest waste stream. It is a byproduct of coal combustion and contains high levels of harmful heavy metals such as arsenic, lead and selenium. As technology has allowed power plants to capture more hazardous pollutants that […]
Dynegy owns 3.3 million cubic yards of coal ash in the floodplain of the Middle Fork of the Vermilion River. The natural forces of the river are eroding the banks of this pits. Let’s not wait for another major coal ash spill to happen. Send this letter to Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner today!