rules http://peoriapublicradio.org en Pro-fracking groups say Quinn administration slow to draft rules http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/pro-fracking-groups-say-quinn-administration-slow-draft-rules <div>Lawmakers are giving up on an attempt to override state regulators in order to jumpstart fracking in Illinois. But as IPR'S Hannah Meisel reports, they still say Gov. Pat Quinn's administration is dragging its feet on a potential economic boom.</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It's been a &nbsp;year since hydraulic fracturing, known as </span>fracking<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, was approved in Illinois. The law was hard-fought, but in the end, industry and environmental interest groups signed off.</span></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 18:30:07 +0000 Hannah Meisel 24028 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Pro-fracking groups say Quinn administration slow to draft rules Peoria County OKs septic system code changes http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-county-oks-septic-system-code-changes <p></p><div>The Peoria County Board voted overwhelmingly to approve on-site wastewater system code changes. &nbsp;A special wastewater working group has met 11 times since April working on the proposed rules. &nbsp;Two board members voted against the rules, saying they were beyond what state code required and were too strict on residents. &nbsp;Board member Mike Phelan supported the code changes. &nbsp;He says the new regulations reflect months of cooperation between residents:</div><p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 04:45:19 +0000 Alex Rusciano 14946 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria County OKs septic system code changes Proposed changes revealed for Peoria County septic code http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/proposed-changes-revealed-peoria-county-septic-code <p></p><div>The Peoria City/County Health department is considering code changes that regulate on-site wastewater systems. &nbsp;Peoria Public Radio&rsquo;s Alex Rusciano reports the move follows months of tweaks to the code:</div><p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 03:54:26 +0000 Alex Rusciano 12712 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Proposed changes revealed for Peoria County septic code New state rules aim to make court process easier http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/new-state-rules-aim-make-court-process-easier <p></p><div>A new set of rules from the Illinois Supreme Court are aimed at making it easier for people to use the court system. IPR’s Brian Mackey has more:</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 22:38:11 +0000 Brian Mackey 7852 at http://peoriapublicradio.org New state rules aim to make court process easier