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Training the Guards--Illinois Coalfields
Posted by: Scott Dye on March 21, 2011 at 7:30PM PST
ALL HAIL Illinois Sentinel Cindy Skrukrud and allies with Prairie Rivers Network for training citizen scientists to monitor water quality before a proposed coal strip mine is built in the watershed of their drinking water supply, and to check if closed mines in the area are polluting waterways.
From the article:
'To help keep their guard up against a proposed strip coal mine northeast of the city, an environmental group will host a seminar Saturday on how property owners can test water quality on their land.
Water testing seen as proactive
Group opposing mine proposal will host seminar in Canton
By Michael Smothers
Peoria Journal Star
Posted Jan 28, 2011
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