Comments: IL SB1854 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that beginning on the effective date of the amendatory Act no facility shall have fugitive emissions of ethylene oxide above zero. Provides that each facility shall be subject to regular and frequent inspections and testing to ensure that no fugitive emissions of ethylene oxide exist. Provides that inspections shall be unannounced and conducted by a third party chosen by the municipality in which the facility operates. Provides that each facility shall be subject to fence line ambient air testing, at random, once within every 90 to 120 days for a duration of 24-hour samples of no less than 6 consecutive days. Provides that the testing shall be conducted by a third party chosen by the municipality in which the facility operates. Defines "fugitive emissions". Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 20-2)

Status: (Passed) 2019-06-21 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0023 [SB1854 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

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