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Sen. Coats unfolds road map for action in 2014

Sen. Coats unfolds road map for action in 2014

VALPARAISO | Saying he refuses to accept some people's pessimistic projection that nothing can get done in Washington until 2017, Sen. Dan Coats presented his Road Map for 2014 at several stops around the state Wednesday.

January 22, 2014 3:28 pm Photos

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Proposed Ill. 'fracking' rules released to public

CHICAGO | The Illinois Department of Natural Resources published a first draft of Illinois' rules for high-volume oil and gas drilling Friday, and environmental groups quickly criticized them as violating the spirit of regulations that industry, environmentalists and lawmakers crafted together.

November 16, 2013 12:00 am

Here's evidence fracking is tainting water supply

On Aug. 22, a letter by Thomas Thiel, of Crown Point, asserted there are no proven cases of well water contamination from fracking.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am

Fracking hasn't been proven to contaminate wells

The Aug. 14 editorial cartoon concerning fracking misses the mark and the truth.

August 22, 2013 12:00 am
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August 13, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Fracking is here to stay in Illinois,Indiana

GUEST COMMENTARY: Fracking is here to stay in Illinois,Indiana

You may hear a lot of discussion concerning a technique more-widely used in oil and natural gas production called “fracking” -- a fairly crude nickname applied to the process known as hydraulic fracturing. The process of hydraulic fracturing involves drilling a well and seeking to recover bu…

June 23, 2013 12:00 am

Quinn signs hydraulic fracturing law

SPRINGFIELD | Without any ceremony, Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday signed into law a plan to permit and regulate high-volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing.

June 17, 2013 9:30 pm
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June 05, 2013 12:00 am
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February 07, 2013 12:00 am
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