Illinois Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Emergency planning and response: Illinois Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, 430 Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) 100/1 to 100/19

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Local emergency plans: 29 Illinois Administrative Code (IAC) 620.80

Potentially infectious medical waste (PIMW): Illinois Pesticide Act: 35 IAC 1420.101 to 1420.120

Solid waste:

Solid waste landfills: 35 IAC 811.109

Waste tire sites: 35 IAC 848.202

Pesticides: Illinois Pesticide Act: 415 ILCS 60/1 to 60/30 and 8 IAC 250.10 to 250.200

Restricted use pesticides: 415 ILCS 60/4

Trade secrets: Illinois Environmental Protection Act, 415 ILCS 5/7


Drinking Water: 415 ILCS 5/14

Wastewater: 35 IAC 370.110

Facilities: 35 IAC 370.560

Chlorine disinfection: 35 IAC 370.1020

Pumping stations: 35 IAC 370.440

Regulatory Agencies

Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) State Emergency Response Commission (SERC)

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA)

Local emergency planning committees (LEPCs)

Local police and fire departments

Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM)

Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDA)

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

To Report Emergency Releases:National Response Center: 800-424-8802IEMA: 217-782-7860800-782-7860 (in-state)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Illinois' requirements concerning security for air toxics are covered in the state's accidental release prevention program, which follows the federal program. See the national sections RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM and SECURITY for more information.

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