Fracking Rules Approved

November 7, 2014

(Chicago, IL)  --  Fracking is now a reality in Illinois.  A legislative panel approved the regulatory rules yesterday.  That means businesses can start applying for permits.  If approved, they'll set up shop and start pulling oil and gas from rocks buried deep underground.  Those who support fracking are hoping it leads to an oil boom that puts people to work and boosts the state's financial outlook.

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