Thanks to a $1.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, Illinois Department of Natural Resources is able to provide additional access for youth turkey hunters this spring. 143 more words
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ST. LOUIS (AP)- A judge in the Metro-East has denied a bid by a landowners group to suspend the state of Illinois’ new rules for high-volume oil and gas drilling, ruling that the plaintiffs failed to show they would suffer immediate harm if the practice commonly known as “fracking” was to go forward. 276 more words
A water main saddle tap. Photo by fierceenergy.com.
Friday, October 3, 2014 || By Michael Romain
Starting January 1, 2015, the City of Chicago will increase it’s water rate by 15 percent and its sewer rate will increase from 92 percent to 96 percent of what it charges for water. 606 more words
CHICAGO (AP) – Supporters of high-volume oil and gas extraction said Wednesday that they’ll seek dozens of changes in proposed rules to govern the practice in Illinois that appear to violate a hard-won compromise between industry and environmentalists. 248 more words