Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that it is a Class 4 felony to openly dump more than 250 cubic feet of waste or 50 waste tires (presently, the penalty for a first violation of the open dumping prohibition is a Class A misdemeanor, regardless of the quantity of waste dumped). Increases the felony penalty for open dumping from $5,000 to $25,000. Also makes technical changes. Effective immediately.