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  • Who is GROW-IL?

    A diverse group of business, labor, construction, transportation and agricultural organizations focused on enacting common sense hydraulic fracturing legislation in Springfield. Learn More About Us

  • What is Hydraulic Fracturing?

    Much of the new natural gas supply lies in dense shale rock deposits located a mile or more beneath the earth’s surface. This cutting-edge technology allows shale gas to be safely extracted… Learn More

  • Take Action Now

    Join GROW-IL and help the state pass common sense regulations that will stimulate the development of shale gas in Illinois. Get Involved

What is GROW-IL?

A diverse group of business, labor, construction, transportation and agricultural organizations focused on enacting common sense hydraulic fracturing legislation in Springfield.

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Hydraulic Fracturing

...is the process of releasing natural gas and oil from rock deposits deep underground by fracturing shale formations.

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Get Involved

Join GROW-IL and help the state pass common sense regulations that will stimulate the development ofshale gas in Illinois.

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Coalition Members

  • Illinois Manufacturers' Association
  • Illinois AFL-CIO
  • Illinois Petroleum Council
  • Illinois Retail Merchants Association
  • Illinois Chamber of Commerce
  • Chemical Industry Council of Illinois
  • Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
  • Illinois Association of Convenience Stores
  • Illinois Petroleum Marketers Association
  • Illinois Oil & Gas Association
  • Illinois Railroad Association
  • Illinois Assoc. of Aggregate Producers
  • Illinois American Water
  • U.S. Steel Corporation
  • Illinois Fertilizer & Chemical Association
  • Illinois Trucking Association
  • Mid-West Truckers Association
  • Southwest Illinois Employers Association
  • Illinois State Council of Operating Engineers
  • American Chemistry Council
  • Illinois Business Roundtable
  • Consumer Energy Alliance
  • IBEW Local #134
  • Caterpillar
  • The Illinois Pipe Trades Association
  • The Chicago & Cook County Building & Construction Trades Council
  • IBEW Local #9
  • Laborers International Union - Midwest Region
  • Chicago Journeymen Plumbers and Technical Engineers Local Union 130 UA
  • Mayor Eric Gregg, Harrisburg
  • Mayor Bob Butler, Marion
  • Mayor Tom Jordan, West Frankfort
  • Mayor Vic Ritter, Herrin
  • Mayor Joe Bisch, Grayville | Southern Illinois Mayors Association President
  • Mayor Mary Jane Chesley, Mt. Vernon
  • Mayor Dick Deitz, McLeansboro
  • Mayor Dennis Mitchell, Zeigler