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Full Text of SB0237  100th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2017 and 2018


Introduced 1/24/2017, by Sen. John J. Cullerton


415 ILCS 5/58

    Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the intent of the Title regarding the site remediation program.

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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 58 as follows:
6    (415 ILCS 5/58)
7    Sec. 58. Intent. It is the the intent of this Title:
8        (1) To establish a risk-based system of remediation
9    based on protection of human health and the environment
10    relative to present and future uses of the site.
11        (2) To assure that the land use for which remedial
12    action was undertaken will not be modified without
13    consideration of the adequacy of such remedial action for
14    the new land use.
15        (3) To provide incentives to the private sector to
16    undertake remedial action.
17        (4) To establish expeditious alternatives for the
18    review of site investigation and remedial activities,
19    including a privatized review process.
20        (5) To assure that the resources of the Hazardous Waste
21    Fund are used in a manner that is protective of human
22    health and the environment relative to present and future
23    uses of the site and surrounding area.



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1        (6) To provide assistance to units of local government
2    for remediation of properties contaminated or potentially
3    contaminated by commercial, industrial, or other uses, to
4    provide loans for the redevelopment of brownfields, and to
5    establish and provide for the administration of the
6    Brownfields Redevelopment Fund.
7(Source: P.A. 90-123, eff. 7-21-97; 91-36, eff. 6-15-99.)