Governing Law and Regulations
Illinois Health and Hazardous Substances Registry Act, 410 Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) 525/1 to 525/14
Hazardous substance definition: 35 Illinois Administrative Code (IAC) 750.105
Exclusions: 35 IAC 750.105
Underground storage tanks (USTs): Gasoline Storage Act, 430 ILCS 15/3.5 and 41 IAC 175.620
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Bureau of Land
Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM)
Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDA)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Illinois created the Health and Hazardous Substances Registry Act to facilitate research on the relationships between hazardous substances and public health issues. Information contained in the Registry is available to the public and to other state agencies wishing to conduct research on these issues.
Illinois governs aboveground storage tanks (ASTs) under the state fire code administered by the state fire marshal and under regulations promulgated by IEPA. See the state section ABOVEGROUND STORAGE TANKS for a discussion of AST rules in Illinois.
Facilities must spray storage piles containing uncontrolled fugitive particulate emissions with the potential to emit. For guidance on hazardous air pollutants, see the state sections AIR (REGULATORY OVERVIEW), AIR EMISSIONS PERMITS, and FUGITIVE EMISSIONS.
Illinois follows the U.S. Department of Transportation regulations for the storage and packaging of hazardous materials during transportation. See the state section HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS to review these standards.
Illinois has specific environmental ...