Illinois Financial Responsibility regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Illinois Financial Responsibility: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Asbestos abatement contractors: 77 Illinois Administrative Code (IAC) 855.110

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Composting facilities: 35 IAC 830.601 to 830.606

Liquid oilfield waste transporters: 62 IAC 240.905 and 62 IAC 240.1500(b)

Livestock lagoons: 8 IAC 900.701 to 900.720

Solid waste landfills: 35 IAC 811.700 to 811.720

Underground injection wells: 35 IAC 704.210 to 704.240

Underground storage tanks (USTs): Illinois Gasoline Storage Act, 430 Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) 15/6.1, 35 IAC 734.100 to 734.875, and 41 IAC 176.200 to 176.250

Waste tire facilities: 35 IAC 848.400 to 848.413

Regulatory Agencies

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Bureau of Land Division of Land Pollution Control

Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) Division of Petroleum and Chemical Safety

Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)

Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDA) Livestock Management Facilities Program

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Illinois generally follows the federal financial responsibility requirements, with additional rules for asbestos contractors, composting facilities, livestock lagoons, liquid oilfield waste transporters, solid waste landfills, underground injection wells, underground storage tanks (USTs), and waste tire storage and disposal facilities. See the national section FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY for guidance on the federal rules.

Refer to the Table in this section for a summary of state financial responsibility requirements.

Administration and enforcement. The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the state's treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) and ...


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