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Illinois Fracking Rules

State Issues Long-Awaited Fracking Rules

AP | By KERRY LESTER | Posted 08.29.2014 | Green

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Stricter requirements for disclosing the use of chemicals are part of new proposed rules issued by the state Friday as part...

Did Illinois Just Undercut Its Own Fracking Law?

AP | TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 11.15.2013 | Green

CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources published a first draft of Illinois' rules for high-volume oil and gas drilling on Frida...

Governor Signs Tougher Fracking Regulations

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 08.17.2013 | Green

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday signed into law the nation's strictest regulations for high-volume oil and gas drilling. ...

Fracking In Illinois: What Comes Next?

AP | TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 06.04.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- High-volume oil and gas extraction probably won't begin in earnest in Illinois until next year because the state first must adopt rules and...