Less than one month after the Illinois Department of Natural
Resources (IDNR) opened registration for individuals and firms
interested in applying for hydraulic fracturing permits, a group of
protesters gathered in Chicago on Friday to say they don’t want the oil
and gas drilling technology in their state.
“We want Marc Miller
and all of the people at the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to
be sure they hear our message,” said Jessica Fujan, an organizer with Food & Water Watch.
“There is no such thing as safe fracking. For our water, for our air,
for our farmers and for our future, we want to ban fracking now.” Read more »