Implementation of the Green Government Illinois ActAugust 2008Illinois Law Update, Page 390In an effort to demonstrate Illinois' commitment to conserving natural resources, reducing negative environmental impacts, and decreasing green house gas emissions, the Illinois Green Governments Coordinating Council adopted the Green Governments Illinois Act.
Clean Coal FutureGen for Illinois Act passed. PA 095-0018December 2007Illinois Law Update, Page 632The Illinois General Assembly has created the Clean Coal FutureGen for Illinois Act which provides “liability protection and permitting certainty to facilitate the siting of the FutureGen Project in the State of Illinois.”
New rules for collecting costs under the Environmental Protection ActJanuary 2007Illinois Law Update, Page 14The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Agency) has added new sections to 35 Ill Adm Code 1662. These new sections were enacted because the Environmental Protection Act (Act), in section 25d-7(b), requires the setting of costs for those persons liable to the state.
Pollution Control Board adds five new permit exemptionsJune 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 284Effective March 3, 2006, five new permit exemptions are available from the Pollution Control Board. The exemptions are found in Part 201 of Title 35, in new subsections hhh through lll of section 201.146.
EPA amended for pollution control PA 094-0725April 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 174Effective June 1, 2006, the Environmental Protection Act (Act) (415 ILCS 5 et seq) was amended by revising sections 22.51 and 39, respectively, to set more precise standards in the field of excavation.
Reporting releases of livestock wasteJanuary 2001Illinois Law Update, Page 14On October 6, 2000, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency adopted amendments to section 580 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 35 Ill Adm Code 580.
Emissions test averagingDecember 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 690On September 11, 2000, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (agency) adopted new sections to section 283 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 35 Ill Adm Code 283.
Brownfields Redevelopment Loan ProgramNovember 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 624On August 8, 2000, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (agency) adopted new sections to section 886 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 35 Ill Adm Code 886.
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie C. McGrathOctober 2000Column, Page 560The illusion of insurance exclusion; lease lacking, landlord loses; OSHA makes house calls; and more.
Brownfields Redevelopment in IllinoisBy Christine A. Picker and Kevin JackSeptember 2000Article, Page 526The authors review the current climate for redeveloping environmentally contaminated property in Illinois.