request http://peoriapublicradio.org en State groups asking for tougher coal power company regulations http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-groups-asking-tougher-coal-power-company-regulations <div>There are 90 aging coal ash pits in Illinois — piles of slag left behind when coal is burned for energy, most often electricity. Environmental groups are asking for tougher state regulations on coal-burning power companies now that coal ash residue is starting to show up in the water supply.</div><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 05:12:39 +0000 Hannah Meisel 19599 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State groups asking for tougher coal power company regulations Request for national DCFS director search http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/request-national-dcfs-director-search <p>Some Illinois politicians want Governor Pat Quinn to conduct a national search for the next director of the state’s child welfare system.</p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 05:09:36 +0000 Tony Arnold 19598 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Request for national DCFS director search Former Charter Oak principal requesting leave of absence http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/former-charter-oak-principal-requesting-leave-absence <div>Former Charter Oak Principal John Wetterauer is requesting a leave of absence for the rest of the school year. &nbsp;</div><p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 20:59:53 +0000 Alex Rusciano 18443 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Former Charter Oak principal requesting leave of absence 30-day delay for IL concealed carry law http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/30-day-delay-il-concealed-carry-law <p></p><div>Illinois will have an extra 30 days to approve a concealed carry law.</div><p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 00:44:53 +0000 Alex Rusciano 6779 at http://peoriapublicradio.org 30-day delay for IL concealed carry law