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IL lawmakers look at 'fracking'

Mon, 16 Apr 2012 04:27:42 CDT
By: IPR's Rachel Otwell

IL lawmakers look at 'fracking' The controversial drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing could be coming to Southern Illinois as soon as next month. The energy industry says that's good news for people living above the natural gas deposits, millions of dollars have already been spent leasing mineral and land rights. But as IPR's Rachel Otwell reports, some residents say the drilling could jeopardize their health.



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