Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 17, 2018
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 5/13.2a new
Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that in counties with a population of more than 100,000 and less than 150,000, an owner or operator of a clean construction or demolition debris fill operation or other similar operation sites shall conduct a baseline well water test on the property of the site and submit the results of the test to the Environmental Protection Agency. Effective immediately.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Provides that in LaSalle County, an owner or operator of a clean construction or demolition debris fill operation shall conduct groundwater monitoring in accordance with rules adopted by the Pollution Control Board. Provides that the Board shall adopt these groundwater monitoring rules within 6 months of the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that the groundwater monitoring rules adopted under these provisions shall be designed to detect and prevent exceedances of the Board's Class I groundwater quality standards and shall include, but not be limited to, rules concerning specified matters. Provides that each owner or operator of a clean construction or demolition debris fill operation must file a $50,000,000 remediation bond with the Agency for each site that they own or operate for the purpose of site clean-up. Effective immediately.