TITLE 2: GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS
SUBTITLE E: MISCELLANEOUS STATE AGENCIES
CHAPTER XIV: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
PART 1828 ACCESS TO PUBLIC RECORDS OF THE ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
SECTION 1828.101 SUMMARY, PURPOSE AND COMPLIANCE DATE
Section 1828.101 Summary, Purpose and Compliance Date
a) This Part states the policy of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Agency) for making its public records available for reasonable public inspection while, at the same time, protecting legitimate interests in confidentiality.
b) This Part:
1) Establishes the following classifications for public records in the Agency's possession:
A) Public records which shall be disclosed;
B) Public records which shall not be disclosed; and
C) Public records which may be disclosed to governmental requesters;
2) Contains the procedures by which requesters may obtain public records in the Agency's possession; and
3) Contains the procedures for claiming and determining that public records submitted to the Agency are exempt from disclosure.
c) In determining whether a public record is a trade secret and therefore exempt from disclosure, the Agency shall follow the rules set forth at 2 Ill. Adm. Code 130, promulgated by the Illinois Pollution Control Board.
(Source: Amended at 34 Ill. Reg. 9028, effective June 22, 2010)