Seven months later, no progress

Chicago Tribune: It was a classic power play. In May, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, surprised representatives of the oil and gas industries with an amendment to a piece of drilling legislation that essentially killed the entire bill. He wanted to get their attention. He did. Seven months later, Illinois is no closer to realizing the potential for hydraulic fracturing that was addressed in the legislation. Also known as fracking, the controversial extraction technique involves injecting......

Read Complete Article at Water Conserve: Water Conservation RSS News Feed

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Leave a Reply