General NPDES Permit for Non-coal Mines

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 November 30, 2011 are subject to the reissued general NPDES permit No. ILG84.

The construction authorization are available below for each facility posted after November 30, 2011. Additional facility information may be obtained by request in accordance with the IEPA's FOIA rules.


* Click on view document image View Construction Authorization to view the construction authorization for facilities posted after November 30, 2011.

NPDES Number Facility Name County Posting Date Receiving Water Project Type
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View Construction Authorization ILG840168 William Charles Construction Company Irene Quarry Boone Jul 17, 2014 unnamed tributary to South Branch of Kishwaukee Ri Modification
View Construction Authorization ILG840217 LaFarge Aggregates of Illinois Kendall County Quar Kendall Jul 7, 2014 Valley Run New
View Construction Authorization ILG840172 Riverstone Group, Inc. - Vermillion Quarry MC 47 La Salle Jul 7, 2014 Vermilion River Modification
View Construction Authorization ILG840085 Elmhurst Chicago Stone Company - Kaneville Kane May 5, 2014 Unnamed tributary to Welch Creek Existing
View Construction Authorization ILG840221 VCNA Prairie Inc.-Manteno Yard 95 Kankakee Dec 4, 2013 Unanmed tributary of the South Branch of Rock Cree Existing
View Construction Authorization ILG840219 Northwest Illinois Construction, LLC - Palmyra Lee Oct 11, 2013 Sugar Creek Modification
View Construction Authorization ILG840152 Wendling Quarries, Inc -. Mt Carroll Carroll Sep 26, 2013 Cedar Creek Modification
View Construction Authorization ILG840030 Lafarge Aggregates of Illinois, Inc., Lafarge Utic La Salle Sep 5, 2013 unnamed tributary of Illinois River Existing
View Construction Authorization ILG840194 Valley View Industries, Inc. Chenoa Quarry Livingston Aug 28, 2013 Rooks Creek and Tributary to Rooks Creek New
View Construction Authorization ILG840064 Columbia Quarry Company - Columbia Plant #1 St. Clair Aug 13, 2013 Palmer Creek 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.

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