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Fracking is being touted as a big economic plus for Illinois, but not everyone is on board.  Democratic State Senator Andy Manar tells Regional Radio News we have to balance the economic benefits of fracking with environmental concerns:

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Governor Pat Quinn has expressed support for fracking, but many environmentalists claim it's benefits are outweighed by the risks.

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