Effingham Fracking Public Hearing Postponed


Published on December 5 2013 1:50 pm
Last Updated on December 5 2013 1:50 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has postponed tonight's scheduled public hearing on High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing, or fracking, in Effingham due to the approaching winter weather system.

The hearing has been re-scheduled for Monday, December 16 in the Hotel Ballroom at Holiday Inn in Effingham.  The hearing will run from 6:30 to 8:30pm, with doors opening at 5:30pm.

The IDNR is receiving public input on draft administrative rules until January 3.  Comments can also be submitted through the IDNR website at www.dnr.illinois.gov or in writing.