|Public Act 100-0499|
|HB3656 Enrolled||LRB100 06995 MJP 17048 b|
AN ACT concerning safety.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Gas Desulfurization (FGD) Task Force Act.
As used in this Act:
"FGD" means flue gas desulfurization and other
technologies that can be used to lower sulfur dioxide
"Task Force" means the FGD Task Force
The FGD Task Force.
(a) The FGD Task Force is hereby created to increase the
amount of Illinois Basin coal use in generation units. The FGD
Task Force shall identify and evaluate the costs, benefits, and
barriers of new and modified FGD, or other post-combustion
sulfur dioxide emission control technologies, and other
capital improvements, that would be necessary for generation
units to comply with the sulfur dioxide National Ambient Air
Quality Standards (NAAQS) while improving the ability of those
generation units to meet the effluent limitation guidelines
(ELGs) for wastewater discharges and enhancing the
marketability of the generation units' FGD byproducts.