June 30, 2008

Media Advisory -- Clean Coal Review Board

Reporters, photographers and camera crews are welcome to cover a meeting of the Illinois Clean Coal Review Board this week on the campus of Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

The board will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, at Stone Center, 1400 Douglas Drive. Media availability will follow the meeting at 11:30 a.m.

Members will consider funding research proposals submitted by the FutureGen Industrial Alliance. The board previously committed to funding up to $2 million in research related to this project.

For more information, contact John S. Mead, director of the SIUC Coal Extraction and Utilization Research Center, at 618/536-5521 of jmead@siu.edu.