When you paddle the Middle Fork River, you know why advocates worked so hard to have it designated a State and National Scenic River nearly 30 years ago.
Protect the Middle Fork from Coal Ash Pollution The Middle Fork of the Vermilion River is Illinois’ only National Scenic River. It is threatened by Dynegy’s three coal ash pits that contain 3.3 million cubic yards of coal ash in the floodplain. Two of the three pits are leaking. The third sits over a mine void. The […]