Illinois Closure/Post-Closure Plans: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Closure rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs):

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Closure requirements: 35 Illinois Administrative Code (IAC) 724.210 to 724.216 and 35 IAC 725.210 to 725.216 (interim status)

Closure financial requirements: 35 IAC 724.242, 35 IAC 724.243, and 35 IAC 725.246 to 724.251; 35 IAC 725.244 to 725.248 (interim status)

Post-closure rules for TSDFs:

Post-closure requirements: 35 IAC 724.217 to 724.220 and 35 IAC 725.217 to 725.221 (interim status)

Post-closure financial requirements: 35 IAC 724.244 to 724.251 and 35 IAC 725.244 to 725.248 (interim status)

Regulatory Agency

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Bureau of Land Division of Land Pollution Control Waste Reduction and Compliance Section Hazardous Waste Management Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Illinois follows the federal closure rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) and has adopted the federal post-closure rules for TSDFs. The state also follows the federal provisions that allow unpermitted facilities to obtain enforceable documents in lieu of a post-closure permit (35 IAC 725.221).

In addition to complying with the general closure and post-closure standards, owners or operators of the various types of TSDFs have to meet closure and post-closure standards specific to their facility types. Illinois follows the federal facility-specific rules.

Administration and enforcement. The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency's (IEPA) Bureau of Land administers and enforces the TSDF closure and post-closure ...

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