Illinois Risk Management regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Illinois Risk Management: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Accidental release and risk management program: 40 CFR 68

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Title V certification of risk management plan: 35 Illinois Administrative Code 270.411

Regulatory Agencies

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

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Illinois has not taken delegation of the risk management program. Facilities required to develop a risk management program and submit a risk management plan (RMP) should follow the federal program.

For Title V sources required to develop an RMP, the requirements of the plan will be included in the facility's Title V operating permit as applicable requirements. Such sources are responsible for certifying compliance with the requirements of the risk management program as part of the annual Title V operating permit compliance certification. For more information, see the national section TITLE V.

Administration and enforcement. EPA Region 5 will be implementing the risk management program in Illinois. IEPA is responsible for checking that Title V sources have submitted a plan as required and for drafting a Title V operating permit containing the applicable risk management program requirements.


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