The general NPDES permit NPDES No. ILG84 for non-coal mines can cover operations that mine or process: construction sand and gravel, crushed stone or industrial sand. The mine owner or operator must submit a permit application or Notice of Intent (NOI) to the Illinois EPA prior to initiating mining activities to obtain coverage under the general NPDES permit.
After the Illinois EPA reviews the permit application or notice of intent and determines that the mining operation could be covered by the general NPDES permit, a notice will be posted on the Illinois EPA's webpage that the mining operation may be covered by the general NPDES permit for non-coal mines 30 days after the posting date. Coverage under the general NPDES permit will be by letter issued by Illinois EPA.
The non-coal mines permit notifications posted on this webpage after December 11, 2017 are subject to the reissued general NPDES permit No. ILG84.
The construction authorization are available below for each facility posted after December 11, 2017. Additional facility information may be obtained by request in accordance with the IEPA's FOIA rules.
* Click on view document image to view the construction authorization.
|NPDES Number||Facility Name||County||Posting Date||Receiving Water||Project Type|
|Records 1 to 10 of 195|
|ILG840081||Conmat, Inc. Dwyer Quarry||Stephenson||Nov 23, 2016||Yelow Creek||Existing|
|ILG840090||Hanson Material Service - Yard 591||McHenry||Aug 3, 2016||unnamed tributary to Crystal Creek||Modification|
|ILG840226||Fred Weber, Inc. - Bluff City Minerals LLC - Alton||Madison||Oct 1, 2015||unnamed tributary to West Fork Wood River||Existing|
|ILG840224||Vulcan Construction Materials LP -Lemont Quarry||Will||Aug 6, 2015||unnamed tributary to Des Plaines River||Modification|
|ILG840042||LaFarge Elburn, LLC- Elburn Pit||Kane||May 22, 2015||Blackberry Creek||Existing|
|ILG840168||William Charles Construction Company Irene Quarry||Boone||Jul 17, 2014||unnamed tributary to South Branch of Kishwaukee Ri||Modification|
|ILG840172||Riverstone Group, Inc. - Vermillion Quarry MC 47||La Salle||Jul 7, 2014||Vermilion River||Modification|
|ILG840217||LaFarge Aggregates of Illinois Kendall County Quar||Kendall||Jul 7, 2014||Valley Run||New|
|ILG840085||Elmhurst Chicago Stone Company - Kaneville||Kane||May 5, 2014||Unnamed tributary to Welch Creek||Existing|
|ILG840221||VCNA Prairie Inc.-Manteno Yard 95||Kankakee||Dec 4, 2013||Unanmed tributary of the South Branch of Rock Cree||Existing|
Interested parties may contact the Illinois EPA, Bureau of Water, Division of Water Pollution Control, Permit Section at (217) 782-0610 regarding the mining operations covered by the general NPDES permit. Permit application or facility information may be obtained by request in accordance with the IEPA's FOIA rules.