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The Milam landfill rises high above traffic passing by I-55/70.  (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Metro East Landfill Will Turn Trash Into Fuel

Between Cahokia Mounds and the Gateway International Speedway stands a giant landfill. It’s about to become a giant fuel source.

10/18/2013

A worker cleans and lubricates the head of the machine, after the stimulation hydraulic fracturing of one segment of the well is finished, at Southwestern Energy Co.'s natural gas production site at the Marcellus Shale formation in Camptown, Pennsylvania, U.S. (Julia Schmalz/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

High-Volume Fracking May Be Coming to Illinois This Year

Fracking opponents say contamination has occurred, and contaminated water has been consumed by people, farm animals and wildlife.

07/31/2012

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