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Competency certificates for mining electricians

February
2015
Illinois Law Update
Page 18
The Department of Natural Resource's Office of Mines and Minerals now has the authority to issue competency certificates for mine electricians.

Fracking permitted in Illinois

February
2015
Illinois Law Update
Page 18
In accordance with the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act, the Department of Natural Resources ("DNR") has promulgated rules that regulate the practice of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," in Illinois.

Safety requirements added to Coal Mining Act - PA 094-1101

June
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 292
The Illinois General Assembly amended the Coal Mining Act (Act) to place increased responsibilities on mine operators to provide for the safety of their workers.

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