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For Illinois Counties, Fracking Taxes Could Be Too Little, Too Late


Environment  (tags: Fracking, frack is whack, activism, activists, destruction, ecosystems, green, conservation, water, pollution, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, energy, pollution, wildlife )

Cal
- 567 days ago - articles.chicagotribune.com
Under proposed legislation, money would not reach affected communities until at least a year after drilling begins



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Carol H. (229)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 4:44 am
noted, thanks Cal
 

Carol D. (109)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 7:01 am
what good is money if you have already been poisoned or had an earthquake through fracking


Noted thanks
 

lee e. (114)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 12:22 pm
There's got to be an immediate ban on fracking and pipelines in America - heavy fines for those who are affected, not just taxes!
 

Sheila S. (63)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 6:07 pm
Horse and buggy vs hydraulic fracker = not a a fair fight!
 

Jason S. (57)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 7:18 pm
Good posting, thanks
 

John Gregoire (257)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 5:36 am
Too bad Illinois isn't smart enough to ban fracking
 

Alison Baker (25)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 5:44 am
Fracking is so wrong for IL. The environmental degradation is long term & permanent. Quality of life will be destroyed. The risk of a catastrophic earthquake will be dramatically increased. It's just not worth it.
 

Gloria picchetti (296)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 6:17 am
Most Chicagoans don't want fracking whereas the downstate citizens do because of the jobs. They gave no vision of the futture when fracking ruins the environment and our state is destroyed. They could have so much in organic products, solar power, wind power, and tourism but no they want things spoiled.
 

Jo S. (498)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 6:34 am
Noted, Thanks Cal.
 

Sandra ;atterson (60)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 1:25 pm
noted,thank you
 
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