Sen. John F. Curran

Filed: 3/11/2019





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1852 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Environmental Protection Act is amended by
5adding Section 9.16 as follows:
6    (415 ILCS 5/9.16 new)
7    Sec. 9.16. Notice for facilities emitting ethylene oxide.
8    (a) Any facility that self-reports an ethylene oxide leak
9or is found to be in violation concerning an ethylene oxide
10leak shall issue a notice immediately upon discovery of the
11leak to all affected property owners and units of local
12government within 2,500 feet of the leak site. The notice
13system shall be funded by the facility. The notice shall, at a
14minimum, contain the following information:
15        (1) the name and address of the site or facility where
16    the leak occurred or is suspected to have occurred;



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1        (2) the identification and approximate amount of the
2    contaminant leaked or suspected to have been leaked;
3        (3) information as to whether the contaminant was
4    leaked or suspected to have been leaked into the air, land,
5    or water;
6        (4) a brief description of the potential adverse health
7    effects posed by the contaminant;
8        (5) the name, business address, and phone number of
9    persons at the Agency from whom additional information
10    about the leak or suspected leak can be obtained;
11        (6) the name, business address, and phone number of
12    persons at the Department of Public Health from whom
13    additional information about the health effects of the leak
14    or suspected leak can be obtained;
15        (7) the date, time of occurrence, and duration of the
16    leak; and
17        (8) if known, the wind direction during the leak.".