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Full Text of HB3807  100th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2017 and 2018


Introduced , by Rep. Emily McAsey


415 ILCS 5/22  from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1022

    Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes a technical change to a Section concerning regulations.

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1    AN ACT concerning safety.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Environmental Protection Act is amended by
5changing Section 22 as follows:
6    (415 ILCS 5/22)  (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1022)
7    Sec. 22. In accord with Title VII of this Act, the the
8Board may adopt regulations to promote the purposes of this
9Title. Without limiting the generality of this authority, such
10regulations may among other things prescribe the following:
11    (a) Standards for the location, design, construction,
12sanitation, operation, maintenance, and discontinuance of the
13operation of refuse collection and disposal, storage and
14treatment sites and facilities and resource conservation and
15recovery sites and facilities;
16    (b) Standards for the dumping of any refuse, and standards
17for the handling, storing, processing, transporting and
18disposal of any hazardous waste;
19    (c) Requirements and standards for the keeping of records
20and the reporting and retaining of data collected by
21generators, processors, storers, transporters, handlers,
22treaters, and disposers of special or hazardous waste;
23    (d) Requirements and standards for equipment and



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1procedures for monitoring contaminant discharges at their
2source, the collection of samples and the collection, reporting
3and retention of data resulting from such monitoring;
4    (e) Alert and abatement standards relative to land
5pollution emergencies constituting an acute danger to health or
6to the environment;
7    (f) Requirements and standards for adequate and proper care
8and maintenance of, closure of, and post-closure monitoring,
9maintenance and use of hazardous waste disposal sites;
10    (g) Requirements to prohibit the disposal of certain
11hazardous wastes in sanitary landfills where, after regulatory
12proceedings held in conformance with Title VII of this Act, it
13is determined by the Board that the long term impacts to public
14health and the environment are such that land burial should not
15be allowed and where an economically reasonable, technically
16feasible and environmentally sound alternative is available
17for processing, recycling, fixation or neutralization of such
18wastes. The agency shall participate in all such proceedings.
19No such prohibition may become effective unless a specific
20alternative technology meeting the criteria of this subsection
21is identified by the Board. Nothing in this subsection shall
22prohibit the land burial of any hazardous waste which is the
23subject of review under this subsection until such time as a
24final prohibition order is issued by the Board.
25(Source: P.A. 83-425.)