IDNR has approved Phase I of the Starved Rock Mine: an 80 acre plot of land that will discharge waste into Horseshoe Creek, a tributary that flows into the park before entering the Illinois River.
A copy of our press release is located on our media page.
Still pending is IEPA’s NPDES permit; for which the comment period closed this past Sunday, November 18. Over 4500 of you wrote in to express your concerns; we need your voices to continue on!
This fight is far from over. Click here to write Governor Quinn today! Your voices can still Save Starved Rock!
For helpful maps and background into the controversy, visit our other pages on this site.