Toxic Pollution Prevention Act (Illinois)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Illinois|
|Name||Toxic Pollution Prevention Act (Illinois)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics|
It is the purpose of this Act to reduce the disposal and release of toxic substances which may have adverse and serious health and environmental effects, to promote toxic pollution prevention as the preferred means for achieving compliance with environmental laws and regulations, to establish State programs that provide high-level attention to toxic pollution prevention policy initiatives, to integrate existing regulatory programs to promote toxic pollution prevention, and to stimulate toxic pollution prevention strategies by industry. The article establishes a Toxic Pollution Prevention Program, Assistance Program and Innovation Plan.
|Contact Name||Scott Phillips|
|Division||Bureau of Land|
|Contact Name||Connie Newman|
|Department||Illinois Pollution Control Board|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||415 Illinois Compiled Statutes|