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Illinois Environmental Protection Agency http://www.epa.illinois.gov/ Contact Information

The mission of the Illinois EPA is to safeguard environmental quality, consistent with the social and economic needs of the State, so as to protect health, welfare, property and the quality of life.

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Illinois Office of Mining and Minerals https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/mines/Pages/default.aspx Contact Information

The Illinois Office of Mining and Minerals regulates the mining industry throughout the State of Illinois; regulates the possession, use, and storage of explosives; and enforces various acts which govern the mining industry.

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Illinois Office of Oil and Gas Resource Management https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/OilandGas/Pages/default.aspx Contact Information

The Illinois Office of Oil and Gas Resource Management is the regulatory authority in Illinois for permitting, drilling, operating, and plugging oil and gas production wells. The Office implements the Illinois Oil and Gas Act and enforces standards for the construction and operation of related production equipment and facilities. In addition, the Office regulates the injection of fluids into underground injection wells, through the UIC Program, and cleans up abandoned well sites through the PRF and Landowner Grant Programs.

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Illinois Office of Water Resources https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/WaterResources/Pages/default.aspx Contact Information

The Illinois Office of Water Resources is the lead state agency for water resources planning, navigation, floodplain management, the National Flood Insurance Program, water supply, drought, and interstate organizations on water resources. Interagency duties include the state water plan, drought response, flood emergency situation reports, and the comprehensive review of Illinois water use law.

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Illinois State Geological Survey http://isgs.illinois.edu/ Contact Information Ask An Expert
The mission of the Illinois State Geological Survey is to provide the citizens and institutions of Illinois with earth science research and information that are accurate, objective, and relevant to our State's environmental quality, economic prosperity, and public safety.
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Indiana Geological Survey https://igs.indiana.edu/ Contact Information

The mission of the Indiana Geological Survey is to provide geologic information and counsel that contribute to the wise stewardship of the energy, mineral, and water resources of the state.

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Iowa Geological Survey http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/igs/ Contact Information Ask An Expert
The Iowa Geological Survey plans and implements programs that result in the acquisition of comprehensive information on the mineral and water resources of the State, with emphasis on water supply developments and monitoring the effects of environmental impacts on water quality.
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Kansas Geological Survey http://www.kgs.ku.edu/ Contact Information
The Kansas Geological Survey (KGS), a research and service division of the University of Kansas, is charged by statute with studying and providing information on the state's geologic resources.
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Kentucky Geological Survey http://www.uky.edu/KGS/ Contact Information
The mission of the Kentucky Geological Survey (KGS) is to provide for citizens, researchers, industry, and government, scientifically based information on Kentucky's geology and mineral and water resources.
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Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality http://deq.louisiana.gov/ Contact Information

The Department's mission is to provide service to the people of Louisiana through comprehensive environmental protection in order to promote and protect health, safety and welfare while considering sound policies regarding employment and economic development.

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