BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — The McLean County Board has voted not to allow a Pennsylvania oil company to drill in central Illinois over fears an aquifer could be polluted.
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ST. LOUIS (AP)–Landowners in southern Illinois’ Wayne County are suing the state, saying its lengthy process before issuing permits for high-volume oil and gas extraction is costing them money.
CHICAGO (AP)–An Illinois legislative panel has put off voting on rules for high-volume oil and gas extraction until next month, as it grapples with how to ensure regulations are fair to industry while protecting the environment.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP)–Central Illinois residents are protesting proposed plans for oil drilling near a sand and gravel aquifer in rural Downs.
DOWNS, Ill. (AP) — A Pennsylvania company has asked McLean County for a special use permit to drill for oil and gas, according to county officials and documents.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is expected to release proposed rules for high-volume oil and gas drilling to a legislative panel.
CHICAGO (AP)–Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration is reacting to a Marion Democrat’s proposal to jump-start hydraulic fracturing in Illinois after complaints from industry groups.