Illinois Environmental Protection Agency: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Environmental Protection Act, 415 Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) 5/1 to 5/58.17

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Local Solid Waste Disposal Act, 415 ILCS 10/1 to 10/6

Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Act, 415 ILCS 15/1 to 15/12

Illinois Solid Waste Management Act, 415 ILCS 20/1 to 20/8

Water Pollutant Discharge Act, 415 ILCS 25/0.01 to 25/6

Wastewater Land Treatment Site Regulation Act, 415 ILCS 50/1 to 50/10

Illinois Groundwater Protection Act, 415 ILCS 55/1 to 55/9.1

Illinois Pesticide Act, 415 ILCS 60/1 to 60/30

Hazardous Substances Construction Disclosure Act, 415 ILCS 70/1 to 70/2

Environmental Toxicology Act, 415 ILCS 75/1 to 75/8

Toxic Pollution Prevention Act, 415 ILCS 85/1 to 85/7

Illinois Pollution Prevention Act, 415 ILCS 115/1, 115/5, 115/10, 115/15, and 115/65

Uniform Hazardous Substances Act of Illinois, 430 ILCS 35/1 to 35/16a

Illinois Chemical Safety Act, 430 ILCS 45/1 to 45/12

Illinois Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, 430 ILCS 100/1 to 100/19

Air pollution regulations: 35 Illinois Administrative Code (IAC) 201 to 291

Water pollution regulations: 35 IAC 301 to 580

Public water supplies regulations: 35 IAC 601 to 691

Waste disposal regulations: 35 IAC 702 to 886

Regulatory Agencies

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Illinois Pollution Control Board (IPCB)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. In Illinois, the counterpart to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA). The IEPA is responsible for protecting Illinois' land, water, and air from ...

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