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 and 35 IAC 855.213

Interim-status TSDF report requirements: 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, 35 IAC 855.208, and 35 IAC 855.213

Regulatory Agency

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

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Unlike the federal biennial report rules, Illinois requires large quantity generators (LQGs) (persons generating more than 1,000 kilograms (kg) of hazardous waste or more than 1 kg of acutely hazardous waste per month) and owners and operators of treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) to submit annual reports to the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA). Annual reports must be submitted to IEPA by March 1 for the preceding calendar year.

IEPA's annual report form includes information required by the federal biennial report and additional information to comply with state and federal waste minimization requirements, the facility capacity assurance plan, and other state reporting requirements.

IEPA's Reporting Unit then compiles the information from the annual reports to complete the federal biennial ...


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