Today, we filed an appeal of the issuance of a permit for LCT Energy LLC’s Rustic Ridge #1 mine with the Environmental Hearing Board. The Rustic Ridge deep mine, located in the Indian Creek sub-basin of the Youghiogheny River watershed, spans nearly 3,000 underground acres with...Read More
On December 23, 2016, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) issued a permit to LCT Energy, LP for the proposed Rustic Ridge #1 deep mine in the Indian Creek watershed. The mine’s planned footprint stretches through both Donegal and Saltlick Townships,...Read More
Allegheny Energy Company’s subsidiary, Invenergy is planning to build a 550 mega-watt gas-fired power plant in Elizabeth Township. Currently, the plant is proposed to be constructed along the Yough near Henderson Road on the Fiore property, a former hazardous waste dump....Read More
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DEP has issued the permit for the Rustic Ridge Deep Mine in the Donegal and Saltlick areas. Our concerns with this permit are significant. For more information and to get involved click here.