Gas Storage Act (Illinois)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Illinois

Applies to States or Provinces Illinois
Name Gas Storage Act (Illinois)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations, Safety and Operational Guidelines, Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Illinois Commerce Commission
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


Any corporation which is engaged in or desires to engage in, the distribution, transportation or storage of natural gas or manufactured gas, which gas, in whole or in part, is intended for ultimate distribution to the public in the State of Illinois, if the said business of such corporation is regulated or subject to regulation under either the laws of the State of Illinois or the laws of the United States, shall have the right to enter upon, take or damage private property or any interest therein, in the manner provided for by the law of eminent domain, necessary or convenient for its said operations, including the storage of gas, all of which operations are hereby recognized and declared to be affected with a public interest and all of the property used in which operations is hereby recognized and declared to be devoted to public use. 

Policy Contact

Department Illinois Commerce Commission
Division Public Utility

Phone 217-782-7434 (Springfield)
Phone 2 312-814-6658 (Chicago)


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: 220 Illinois Compiled Statutes 15
Date Effective 2007