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Posts Tagged ‘fracking’
  • Court Rejects Attempt to Block Implementation of Illinois Fracking Regulations

    Posted by on August 14, 2015
    In Smith v. Department of Natural Resources, the Illinois Appellate Court for the Fifth District affirmed a trial court's ruling denying a complaint for a preliminary injunction to prevent the implementation of the Illinois DNR's fracking regulations.  As has been widely reported (see here), the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act and the initial draft of the regulations were put together by a co...
  • Update on Fracking Legislation in the Illinois General Assembly

    Posted by on December 6, 2012
    I thought everyone would be interested in the following update from the Illinois Manufacturers' Association concerning fracking legislation in the Illinois General Assembly: "Following another marathon negotiating session that resulted in little movement between industry and the environmental community, several key state lawmakers met privately and intend to develop their own proposal that will...

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