ILLINOIS: Fracking bill regains political footing with fresh compromise Ellen M. Gilmer, E&E reporter Published: Thursday, May 16, 2013 Crisis averted for Illinois deal makers working to regulate hydraulic fracturing in the state. Please subscribe to EnergyWire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.