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Fracking States

Fracking In Illinois: What Comes Next?

AP | TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 06.04.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- High-volume oil and gas extraction probably won't begin in earnest in Illinois until next year because the state first must adopt rules and...

State Passes Toughest Fracking Regulations In The Nation

AP | KERRY LESTER | Posted 08.01.2013 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois came a giant step closer to approving the nation's strictest regulations for high-volume oil and gas drilling on Fr...

Illinois House Advances Controversial Fracking Bill

Belleville News-Democrat | Brian Brueggemann | Posted 07.31.2013 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD -- A proposal aimed at creating thousands of jobs in Southern Illinois in high-volume oil and gas drilling, also known as fracking, cleare...

Gas-Rich States Lose Fracking Lottery

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2012 | Green

By Joan Gralla May 14 (Reuters) - While Pennsylvania, northwestern Louisiana and gas-rich areas around the Gulf of Mexico are losing ...