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Illinois Fracking Regulations

Illinois House Advances Controversial Fracking Bill

Belleville News-Democrat | Brian Brueggemann | Posted 07.31.2013 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD -- A proposal aimed at creating thousands of jobs in Southern Illinois in high-volume oil and gas drilling, also known as fracking, cleare...

Fracking vs. Democracy: State Laws Subvert Home Rule and Property Rights

Henry Henderson | Posted 05.26.2013 | Green
Henry Henderson

One of the most fascinating and disturbing issues that comes up again and again around fracking is the multitude of exemptions and entitlements that have been handed to the industry at the expense of citizens.

Regulations Proposed In Illinois House, Senate Before Fracking Begins In May

Posted 04.05.2012 | Chicago

In less than a month, "fracking," a controversial drilling method that involves injecting a chemical compound into the earth to release natural gas, i...