Illinois Pesticides regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Illinois Pesticides: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Illinois Fertilizer Act, 505 Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) 80/1 to 80/23

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Illinois Pesticide Act: 415 ILCS 60/1 to 60/30 and 8 Illinois Administrative Code (IAC) 250.10 to 250.200

Hazardous waste pesticides: 35 IAC 721.130 to 721.133

Farmer exemption: 35 IAC 722.170

Restricted use pesticides: 415 ILCS 60/4 to 60/24.1

Registration: 8 IAC 250.20

Special local needs pesticides: 8 IAC 250.50

Pesticide applicators:

Applicator categories: 8 IAC 250.120

Certification and licensing:

Commercial applicator certification: 8 IAC 250.90

Private applicator certification: 8 IAC 250.80

Streamlined certification: 8 IAC 250.210 and 8 IAC 250.220

Pesticide dealers: 8 IAC 250.20

Agrichemical facilities:

Definition and applicability: 8 IAC 255.10 and 8 IAC 255.30

Containment: 8 IAC 255.80 to 255.130

Storage and handling: 8 IAC 255.140

Land application authorization: 8 IAC 258.60

Response action program: 8 IAC 259.110 to 259.550

Reporting: 8 IAC 250.200

Recordkeeping:

Pesticide dealers: 8 IAC 250.150

Commercial applicators: 8 IAC 250.150

Agrichemical facilities: 8 IAC 255.70

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit: 35 IAC 309.101 to 309.191

Penalties: 415 ILCS 60/24.1

Nutrient Research and Education Council: 505 ILCS 80/6a

Regulatory Agencies

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

Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDA) Environmental Programs Division

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's rules for pesticides mirror federal regulations, predominantly the ...


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