pollution http://peoriapublicradio.org en State board denies emergency petcoke rules http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-board-denies-emergency-petcoke-rules <div>A major setback to the state of Illinois over the handling and storage of petroleum coke, or petcoke. &nbsp;</div><p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:07:05 +0000 Michael Puente 17946 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State board denies emergency petcoke rules Industry cautions on proposed state pet coke rules http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/industry-cautions-proposed-state-pet-coke-rules <p></p><p>The Illinois Pollution Control board is expected to consider new rules this week for the handling and storage of petroleum coke -- also known as pet coke.&nbsp; Industry leaders say the rules aren’t needed.</p><p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 00:12:51 +0000 Michael Puente 17908 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Industry cautions on proposed state pet coke rules State sues Chicago company for ash pollution http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-sues-chicago-company-ash-pollution <p></p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 02:06:25 +0000 Michael Puente 14429 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State sues Chicago company for ash pollution National report says Bartonville coal plant causes pollution http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/national-report-says-bartonville-coal-plant-causes-pollution <p></p><p>Area environmental groups say a national report draws attention to Ameren Energy Resources’ coal plant in Bartonville. Fri, 26 Jul 2013 17:39:54 +0000 Orko Manna 9486 at http://peoriapublicradio.org National report says Bartonville coal plant causes pollution State board denies Ameren pollution variance request for coal plants http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-board-denies-ameren-pollution-variance-request-coal-plants <p></p><div>Houston-based power producer Dynegy will not have extra time to comply with pollution standards for five Illinois coal power plants. The company recently bought five Illinois coal power plants from Ameren, including the Edwards coal plant in Bartonville. The Illinois Pollution Control Board denied a request by Ameren to transfer the company’s pollution variance to Dynegy. &nbsp;That would have given the company five extra years to comply with state pollution standards enacted in 2006.</div><p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 22:07:22 +0000 Alex Rusciano 6907 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State board denies Ameren pollution variance request for coal plants