Illinois Appellate Court Concludes No Irreparable Harm from Implementation of New Hydraulic Fracturing Rules

Illinois Appellate Court Concludes No Irreparable Harm from Implementation of New Hydraulic Fracturing Rules

The nascent Illinois shale oil and gas industry won a preliminary victory in the courtroom last week. The Appellate Court of Illinois for the Fifth District affirmed the denial of a preliminary injunction against the Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR’s) new hydraulic fracturing regulations.