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Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Bureau of Land Division of Land Pollution Control Waste Reduction and Compliance Section Hazardous Waste Management Program
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Illinois follows the federal regulations for identifying and classifying hazardous waste, including the 2015 federal conditional exclusion from the definition of solid waste for hazardous waste secondary materials (effective at the federal level in July 2015), the federal conditional exclusions from the definition of solid waste for cathode-ray tubes (CRTs), the conditional exclusions from the definitions of solid and hazardous waste for solvent-contaminated wipes, and the hazardous waste exclusion for carbon dioxide streams in geologic sequestration activities. Illinois adds notification requirements for exports of CRTs.
• Administration and enforcement. The hazardous waste determination rules in Illinois are administered and enforced by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency's (IEPA) Hazardous Waste Management Program.