Bill Status of SB3630 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: EPA-PERMITS-ETHYLENE OXIDE
Sen. John F. Curran - Julie A. Morrison - Chris Nybo - Wm. Sam McCann
| 1/9/2019||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency shall reevaluate the current air pollution operating permit of any facility emitting ethylene oxide and conduct a 90-day public hearing process on such permits. Provides that no air pollution operating permit shall be renewed if the facility is in violation of any federal or State standards or current studies pertaining to ethylene oxide. In the event of an ethylene oxide leak, a facility shall issue a notice to all affected property owners and local government within 2,500 feet of the leak site. Provides that a facility emitting ethylene oxide at levels higher than federal or State standards shall immediately cease operations until the level of emissions are reduced below both federal and State standards. Effective immediately.