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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - December 19, 2013

DNR Wraps Up Public Forums On Fracking Rules

By Sean Powers

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(Duration: 5:40)

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Illinois residents get one last chance Thursday night to speak out in a public forum about new rules on fracking in the state.  






NPR - Illinois Public Media News - November 25, 2013

U.S. May Be Producing 50 Percent More Methane Than EPA Thinks

By Christopher Joyce

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(Duration: 3:29)

The EPA tries to keep track of all sorts of methane producers — including herds of methane-belching cattle.

Methane is the source of the gas we burn in stoves. You can also use it to make plastics, anti-freeze or fertilizer. It comes out of underground deposits, but it also seeps up from swamps, landfills, even the stomachs of cows.

Categories: Environment, Health, Science




WILL - Illinois Public Media News - November 21, 2013

State Farm Helps File Insurance Claims Following Storms

By Sean Powers

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(Duration: 1:04)

A clean up truck hauls away broken tree branches in Gifford, Ill. on Nov. 18, 2013.

As cleanup continues across the state following this week’s devastating tornados, insurance agents are busy helping people file claims. On Thursday, State Farm Insurance representatives were in Gifford, where an EF3 tornado destroyed part of the town.


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