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91_SB1391eng SB1391 Engrossed LRB9112340ACtm 1 AN ACT to amend the Environmental Protection Act. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The Environmental Protection Act is amended 5 by adding Section 10.1 as follows: 6 (415 ILCS 5/10.1 new) 7 Sec. 10.1. Limestone quarry operation; fugitive dust 8 control plan; rules. 9 (a) The Agency shall publish notice of and hold a 10 hearing, pursuant to Section 252 of Title 35 of the Illinois 11 Administrative Code, on an application for an initial air 12 pollution control operating permit for a crushed and broken 13 limestone quarry operation in the PM10 nonattainment area, as 14 defined in Section 212.324 of Title 35 of the Illinois 15 Administrative Code, and when a permit holder is requesting a 16 major modification that will increase the total potential of 17 such a quarry operation to emit fugitive emissions. 18 The Agency shall also provide public notice of and make 19 available for public comment at the hearing a fugitive dust 20 control plan required pursuant to Section 212.309 of Title 35 21 of the Illinois Administrative Code for any source for which 22 a hearing is required under this Section. The Agency must 23 approve or deny the fugitive dust control plan based on 24 criteria established by Board rule. 25 (b) Within 180 days after the effective date of this 26 Section, the Agency shall review existing rules relating to 27 fugitive dust control plans for a crushed and broken 28 limestone quarry operation in a PM10 nonattainment area, as 29 defined in Section 212.324 of Title 35 of the Illinois 30 Administrative Code and propose to the Board additional rules 31 specifying in detail the required contents of those plans. SB1391 Engrossed -2- LRB9112340ACtm 1 At a minimum, the rules shall (i) require that a fugitive 2 dust control plan provide stringent safeguards to protect the 3 life, health, and safety of and minimize the nuisance to the 4 the residents of areas surrounding a crushed and broken 5 limestone quarry operation and (ii) include a procedure under 6 which the permittee is required to accept and respond to 7 public comment and address public concerns relating to 8 fugitive dust control throughout the term of the permit. The 9 Board shall consider and adopt the proposed rules as 10 expeditiously as may be practical. 11 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 12 becoming law.
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