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Illinois Environmental Protection Agency https://www2.illinois.gov/epa/Pages/default.aspx 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 Department of Environmental Management https://www.in.gov/idem/ Contact Information

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management's mission is to implement federal and state regulations to protect human health and the environment while allowing the environmentally sound operations of industrial, agricultural, commercial and government activities vital to a prosperous economy.

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Indiana Department of Homeland Security https://www.in.gov/dhs/ Contact Information

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security works 24/7 to protect the people, property and prosperity of Indiana. For more information specific to Indiana's emergency management agencies, visit https://www.in.gov/dhs/2797.htm

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Indiana Department of Natural Resources https://www.in.gov/dnr/ Contact Information

The mission of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources is to protect, enhance, preserve, and wisely use natural, cultural, and recreational resources for the benefit of Indiana's citizens through professional leadership, management, and education.

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Indiana Geological and Water Survey https://igws.indiana.edu/ Contact Information

The mission of the Indiana Geological and Water 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 Department of Natural Resources http://www.iowadnr.gov/ Contact Information

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources manages fish and wildlife programs, ensures the health of Iowa’s forests and prairies, and provides recreational opportunities in Iowa’s state parks. Just as importantly, the DNR carries out state and federal laws that protect air, land and water through technical assistance, permitting and compliance programs. The DNR also encourages the enjoyment and stewardship of natural resources among Iowans through outreach and education. 

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