Some Illinois Residents Push to Get State to Overturn a Mine Permit

Illinois Times | July 31, 2008
Richard Fuller, who described himself as a "75-plus-year-old" farmer, suggested that Capital Resources Development Co.'s plan to strip-mine a 430.6-acre tract near Banner -- a village 25 miles southwest of Peoria in Fulton County -- would destroy the area's topsoil and make future planting nearly impossible.

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