Toxic Pollution Prevention Act (Illinois)

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Place Illinois


   
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
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province




























Primary Website http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs3.asp?ActID=1601&ChapterID=36



Last Review 2014-09-15



Summary

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.



Policy Contact

Contact Name Scott Phillips
Department Illinois EPA
Division Bureau of Land




Phone 217-782-9845


Email scott.phillips@illinois.gov
Website http://www.epa.state.il.us/land/more-info-about-bol.html
Contact Name Connie Newman
Department Illinois Pollution Control Board





Phone 217-782-7630


Email connie.newman@illinois.gov
Website http://www.ipcb.state.il.us/
     

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

Authority 1: 415 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Date Effective 2002



















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