TITLE 62: MINING
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
PART 240 THE ILLINOIS OIL AND GAS ACT
SECTION 240.1310 WORKABLE COAL BEDS DEFINED
Section 240.1310 Workable Coal Beds Defined
All coal beds or seams thirty (30) inches or more in thickness less than one thousand (1000) feet below the surface shall be determined as workable. When any well drilled for oil or gas, or to be used in connection therewith, penetrates such coal seams or ceases to be used for the purpose drilled, such coal seams shall be protected as herein provided.
(Source: Recodified from Section 240.810 at 15 Ill. Reg. 8566)