On December 12, the Sierra Club Illinois Chapter, Prairie Rivers Network, and Openlands filed suit against the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, calling for judicial review of the recently approved silica sand mine located at the east entrance of Starved Rock State Park. To learn more about the complaint, you can view our press release.
For the past year, the IL Chapter has fought tirelessly for Starved Rock. We have kept the issue in the spotlight as months passed, pursuing every opportunity to highlight the environmental and health concerns with respect to this mine. Our efforts are now taking form in this suit, but we still could use your help! Write Governor Quinn today!