Tag: fracking

  • Fracking Comes to Illinois; Drilling Into the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act

    On June 17, 2013, the Illinois Assembly enacted the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act. See Public Act 098-0022. This Act empowered the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (“Department”) to regulate hydraulic fracturing in throughout the State of Illinois. This blog entry summarizes key aspects of this newly enacted law. Hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” is a process […]