(430 ILCS 95/5)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 7605)
The reviewing Department may prepare a formal
comment on the regulated release for submission to the federal regulator
for that regulated release. The reviewing Department shall submit that
comment within the time established by the federal regulator for that
regulated release. The comment shall address the criteria for notification
or the granting of approval of a permit or a license under the applicable
requirement in the coordinated framework and for the protection of the
public health and the environment. To assist in the preparation of a
comment, the reviewing Department may do any of the following:
(a) Hold an informational meeting on the proposed regulated release.
(b) Provide an opportunity for the public to comment on the proposed
(c) Conduct a technical review of the proposed regulated release.
(d) Seek the assistance of the faculty and academic staff of an Illinois
public college or university or the Department of Public Health in
reviewing the proposed regulated release.
(Source: P.A. 86-306.)