Illinois Approves Fracking Regulations

The Illinois Joint Committee on Administrative Rules has moved forward with a set of regulations that would shape the future of fracking in the state. However, the regulations aren’t expected to be made public until November 15, according to the Chicago Tribune. From the Associated Press: “The DNR reworded some rules after receiving more than… More »


Illinois Revises Fracking Regs

In August, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR) submitted an extensive draft of rules regulating high-volume oil and gas drilling to the Illinois legislature’s Joint Committee on Administrative Rules. The committee has 77 days to approve the rules after they are submitted. The regulations contain modifications that have raised concerns from both anti-fracking activists… More »