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February 26, 2016

Posted  February 26, 2016

Illinois filed a lawsuit against a Delaware coal company, the American Coal Company, for a coal slurry release near an Illinois mine that resulted in the relocation of at least one resident. The complaint alleges that an injection well located around the village of Raleigh, was leaking unknown quantities of coal slurry, a byproduct of coal preparation. The complaint further alleges the slurry flowed into the nearby Bethel Creek and contaminated soil and groundwater, resulting in at least one resident having to be relocated. IL

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