Illinois Biennial Report regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Illinois Biennial Report: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Annual report:

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Large quantity generator (LQG) annual report requirements: 35 Illinois Administrative Code (IAC) 722.140(b) and 35 IAC 722.141

Permitted treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) annual facility activities report requirements: 35 IAC 724.175, 35 IAC 725.175, and 35 IAC 855.213

Fees: Environmental Protection Act, 415 Illinois Compiled Statutes Annotated (ILCS) 5/22.8

Additional records: 35 IAC 855.203 to 35 IAC 855.208

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. In Illinois, as under the federal rules, hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) owners and operators and large quantity generators (LQGs) are required to submit biennial reports to the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) by March 1 of every even-numbered year. In addition, Illinois requires that TSDFs and LQGs submit an Annual Report by March 1 of every odd-numbered year to report hazardous waste activities for the previous calendar year.

Administration and enforcement. IEPA's Division of Land Pollution Control administers and enforces the state's biennial and annual report requirements in Illinois.

State Requirements



35 IAC 722.140(b) and 35 IAC 722.141

A generator that is an LQG for at least 1 month of any calendar year (reporting year) shipping any hazardous waste off-site to a TSDF within the United States must complete and submit an annual report to the IEPA by March 1 of the following year. The annual report must be submitted on a form supplied by the IEPA, and it must cover ...

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