Illinois is “broke”. Coal mining production is on the decline. Why adopt a coal severance tax now?
The 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. The primary campaign goal is to fund projects and programs for coal-producing communities in Illinois via a […]
Benld, once a thriving coal-mining town, is sinking. Pam Richart said a 5% tax on the value of coal could be used to repair and replace infrastructure.