Illinois Contingency Plan regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Illinois Contingency Plan: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) contingency plan requirements: 35 Illinois Administrative Code (IAC) 724.150 to 724.156 and 35 IAC 725.150 to 725.156 (interim status)

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Hazardous waste large quantity generator (LQG) contingency plan requirements: 35 IAC 722.360 to 722.365

Regulatory Agency

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

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Illinois adopted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in Illinois as of November 19, 2018, which includes the federal contingency plan requirements for large quantity generators (LQGs). The state follows the federal rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) contingency plans. The state has not added additional contingency plan requirements for either LQGs or TSDFs.

Administration and enforcement. The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency's Division of Land Pollution Control administers and enforces the contingency plan requirements in Illinois.

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