Join A Delegation

Join a Delegation – Be Transformed! One of the ingredients of change is to link information with moral principles.  We can all read about coal mining and its impacts on the air, land and water resources of an adjacent community.  But without seeing the destruction and meeting those impacted, we’re likely just to process what […]

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Get Involved / Campaign Resources

Eco-Justice Collaborative is working with the Community Futures Initiative, a state-wide effort whose purpose is to build support for an Illinois coal severance tax that would bring the majority of revenues back to coal-producing communities.

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Illinois Coal Production Holding Steady

With its increased production, Illinois now ranks 4th among all coal-producing states in the country. Recoverable reserves at producing mines have been estimated to be 2.5 billion short tons, greater than those of any other state east of the Mississippi River.

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