Permit Appeals

Justice Scales 

The Office of Mines and Minerals, Land Reclamation Division, in conjunction with Ill Adm. Code 1847.3, is providing final decision documents to administrative hearings for Surface Coal Mining Land Conservation and Reclamation permit applications for public review.

The decisions listed below are proposed/final decisions by the hearing officer. Requests for additional information on these administrative hearings should be made to the Legal Department.

  • Capital Resources Development Company,

Banner Mine, Permit No. 355, Fulton County, Illinois
Miscellaneous Litigation: Madigan vs. IDNR, et al, 09-MR-107, December 2, 2009
Findings of Fact, Conclusion of Law and Final Order, September 15, 2009
Order as to Exceptions, September 15, 2009
Final Administrative Order, July 19, 2012

Agreed Order, March 24, 2014


Lands Unsuitable Petition
Judge Danner Decision, Grigsby et al, 01-L-21, April 5, 2010

  • Exxonmobile Coal Company, LLC,

Monterey No. 2 Mine, Permit No. 57 Incidental Boundary Revision No. 6, Macoupin County, Illinois
Final Decision, July 18, 2007

  • Macoupin Energy, LLC

Shay No. 1 Mine, Permit No. 291 Renewal No. 3, Macoupin County, Illinois
Motions to Dismiss Orders, May 3, 2010

  • Midcontinental Fuels, Inc

No. 2 Mine, Permit No. 275, Williamson County, Illinois
Final Decision, November 7, 1994

  • Midland Coal Company, LLC,

Rapatee Mine, Permit No. 132, Fulton and Knox Counties, Illinois
Final Decision, August 12, 1985

  • Midland Coal Company, Division of ASARCO, Inc

Rapatee Mine, Permit No. 227, Knox County, Illinois
Final Decision, September 13, 1993

  • Midland Coal Company, Division of ASARCO, Inc

Rapatee Mine, Permit No. 282, Knox County, Illinois
Final Decision, April 3, 1996

  • Praire State Generating Company, LLC

Lively Grove Mine; Permit No. 373, Revision No. 1; Washington County, Illinois
Order Dismissing Petition with Leave to File Amended Petition; September 21, 2009

  • S Coal Company

Elkville Mine, Permit No. 267, Jackson County, Illinois
Show Cause No. 2008-01 Consent Order, May 5, 2010

  • Springfield Coal Company, LLC,

Industry Mine, Permit No. 357, McDonough County, Illinois
Final Decision, May 7, 2008
Final Administrative Review Order by Circuit Court for Sangamon County, August 6, 2009

  • Sugar Camp Energy, LLC,

No. 1 Mine, Permit No. 382, Franklin County, Illinois
Final Decision, June 29, 2009

  • Zeigler Coal Company

Central Cleaning Plant, Permit No. 225, Randolph County, Illinois
Final Decision, August 14, 1989