Governing Law and Regulations
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Bureau of Land Division of Land Pollution Control
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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. All transporters, including hazardous waste transporters, operating in Illinois must obtain an Illinois Special Waste Hauler permit.
• Administration and enforcement. IEPA administers and enforces the hazardous waste transporter rules in Illinois.
HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS
Special Waste Hauling Permit
35 IAC 809.201, 35 IAC 809.202, and 35 IAC 809.1001
No one may haul or otherwise transport any special waste (including hazardous waste) generated within Illinois or any special waste to be disposed of, stored, or treated within Illinois without a current, valid special waste hauling permit issued by the IEPA. These regulations do not apply to on-site transportation of special waste by generators or by owners or operators of permitted special waste management facilities. See the state section SOLID WASTE TRANSPORTERS for more information concerning special waste transporter hauling permits.
A transporter who previously obtained a uniform permit is not ...