Governing Law and Regulations
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Bureau of Land Division of Land Pollution Control Permit Section Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Unit
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Illinois has adopted the federal permit rules, including those for remedial action plans (RAPs) and standardized permits, for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs). IEPA also requires that new facilities receive siting approval on a local level before the Agency will grant a TSDF permit.
In addition, the state requires owners and operators of disposal and treatment facilities to pay an annual Hazardous Waste Fund fee (if their facility treats or disposes of waste) and an annual ...