(70 ILCS 605/4-15.1)
(from Ch. 42, par. 4-15.1)
Protection of environmental values.
In performing any
of the duties and in exercising any of the powers provided in this Code,
the commissioners shall use all practicable means and measures, including
consideration of alternative methods of providing the necessary drainage,
to protect such environmental values as trees and fish and wildlife
habitat, and to avoid erosion and pollution of the land, water or air.
(Source: P.A. 86-297.)