Illinois Contingency Plan regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Illinois Contingency Plan: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste 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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Illinois Substances Pollution Contingency Plan: 35 IAC 750

Regulatory Agency

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

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Illinois has adopted the federal contingency plan rules applicable to large quantity generators; permitted hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs); and interim-status TSDFs.

Administration and enforcement. IEPA's Hazardous Waste Management Program administers and enforces the contingency plan requirements in Illinois.

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