"The industry people are a little upset that it goes too far," said State Representative David Reis of Olney. "The environmentalists are a little upset that it doesn't go far enough, so I think we've struck a good balance. We're finalizing the negotiations on any taxes and the fee structure right now, and we hope to get that bill sent to the governor as soon as possible"
The bill is almost assured passage in the House. More than half the members are co-sponsors. Governor Pat Quinn also supports the idea.