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Erosion of the Middle Fork riverbank is undermining the Dynegy coal ash ponds at the Vermilion Power Station. Seepage from the coal ash can been seen entering the river.
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Bipartisan Illinois House Resolution Calls for Coal Ash Task Force

Illinois State Representative Mike Marron of Fithian has filed a bipartisan resolution to create a Task Force to study the impact of coal ash across Illinois. The Coal Ash Task Force would look at coal ash pollution throughout Illinois, including the impact of the retired Dynegy coal plant on the Middle Fork River near Danville. Marron filed the resolution with three other republicans and two democrats.

A Conversation With Mike Marron, Republican Candidate For 104th State House District

Republican Mike Marron is running for State House in the 104th District, which includes portions of Champaign County and Vermilion County. Marron has been serving in that seat since September when he was appointed by Republican Party officials to complete Rep. Chad Hays’ term. Marron faces Democrat Cynthia “Cindy” Cunningham, a resident of Royal, in the Nov. 6 midterm election. 

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