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Friday, October 11, 2013

New Edition of In the Zone E-News Released

Ancel Glink's land use group just released the fall edition of its In the Zone land use e-newsletter.  This edition highlights Illinois' new fracking legislation.  A brief excerpt of the article is set out below:

The (Hidden) Heart of Illinois' New Fracking Law: How Two Important Components of Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act Could Shape the Future of Fracking in Illinois

On June 17, 2013, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed in to law the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act (the "Act"), which allows, but heavily regulates, hydraulic fracturing operations in Illinois. Widely regarded as the strictest set of fracking regulations in the U.S., the Act may provide a consensus path forward for other states bitterly divided over the practice. But, if successful, which provisions will be the model for the future-the performance standards or administrative requirements? 

You can finish reading this article, and learn more about recent land use cases and developments, here:  In the Zone Land Use E-News (Fall 2013) or visit Ancel Glink's Resource Center for other land use publications. 


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