Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—September 17, 2015. U.S. Congresswoman Robin Kelly today asked federal and Indiana officials to re-evaluate plans for a proposed quarry in Indiana near the Illinois state line and called for more research into potential impacts the quarry could have on the Kankakee River eco-system in both states.
Many Illinois residents are concerned that water and sand to be pumped from the Indiana quarry could compound flooding problems and negatively impact water quality and natural habitat downstream between Momence and Kankakee, Illinois.
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