(420 ILCS 40/49)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
    Sec. 49. Remediation of Ottawa radiation sites. In order to accomplish a cost-effective remediation that is protective of the public health, the Agency shall have the following powers regarding the sites designated as the Ottawa radiation sites on the National Priorities List under the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, as amended:
        (1) to cooperate with and receive the assistance of
other State agencies including, but not limited to, the Illinois Attorney General, the Department of Natural Resources, the Department of Transportation, and the Environmental Protection Agency;
        (2) to enter into contracts; and
        (3) to accept by gift, donation, or bequest and to
purchase any interests in lands, buildings, grounds, and rights-of-way in, around, or adjacent to the Ottawa radiation sites and, upon completion of remediation, to transfer property to the Department of Natural Resources.
(Source: P.A. 94-104, eff. 7-1-05.)