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Activists launch ballot against fracking

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Activists launch ballot against fracking

Activists in Southern Illinois are getting ready for a fight to ban fracking in Johnson County. They launched a ballot initiative to urge the county board to enact a ban on fracking late last year. The issue is now on the ballot for the March 18 primary election. Natalie Long, an organizer with the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, says fracking should be an issue of local control. Long joins us. (Photo: Flickr/Earthworks Action)

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