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(225 ILCS 732/1-110)
Public information; website.
(a) All information submitted to the Department under this Act is deemed public information, except information deemed to constitute a trade secret under Section 1-77 of this Act and private information and personal information as defined in the Freedom of Information Act.
(b) To provide the public and concerned citizens with a centralized repository of information, the Department, in consultation with the Department of Innovation and Technology, shall create and maintain a comprehensive website dedicated to providing information concerning high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing operations. The website shall contain, assemble, and link the documents and information required by this Act to be posted on the Department's or other agencies' websites. The Department of Innovation and Technology, on behalf of the Department, shall also create and maintain an online searchable database that provides information related to high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing operations on wells that, at a minimum, includes, for each well it permits, the identity of its operators, its waste disposal, its chemical disclosure information, and any complaints or violations under this Act. The website created under this Section shall allow users to search for completion reports by well name and location, dates of fracturing and drilling operations, operator, and by chemical additives.
(Source: P.A. 99-78, eff. 7-20-15; 100-611, eff. 7-20-18.)