(20 ILCS 3310/75)
State nuclear power policy.
The Illinois Emergency Management Agency, in cooperation with the Department of Natural Resources, shall study (i) the impact and cost of nuclear power and compare these to the impact and cost of alternative sources of energy, (ii) the potential effects on the public health and safety of all radioactive emissions from nuclear power plants, and (iii) all other factors that bear on the use of nuclear power or on nuclear safety. The Illinois Emergency Management Agency shall formulate a general nuclear policy for the State based on the findings of the study. The policy shall include
but not be limited to the feasibility of continued use of nuclear power, effects of the use of nuclear power on the public health and safety, minimum acceptable standards for the location of any future nuclear power plants, and rules and regulations for the reporting by public utilities of radioactive emissions from power plants. The Illinois Emergency Management Agency shall establish a reliable system for communication between the public and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and for dissemination of information by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency. The Illinois Emergency Management Agency shall publicize the findings of all studies and make the publications reasonably available to the public.
(Source: P.A. 93-1029, eff. 8-25-04.)