Toxic Pollution Prevention Act (Illinois)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Illinois

Applies to States or Provinces Illinois
Name Toxic Pollution Prevention Act (Illinois)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


It is the purpose of this Act to reduce the disposal and release of toxic substances which may have adverse and serious health and environmental effects, to promote toxic pollution prevention as the preferred means for achieving compliance with environmental laws and regulations, to establish State programs that provide high-level attention to toxic pollution prevention policy initiatives, to integrate existing regulatory programs to promote toxic pollution prevention, and to stimulate toxic pollution prevention strategies by industry. The article establishes a Toxic Pollution Prevention Program, Assistance Program and Innovation Plan.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Scott Phillips
Department Illinois EPA
Division Bureau of Land

Phone 217-782-9845

Contact Name Connie Newman
Department Illinois Pollution Control Board

Phone 217-782-7630


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: 415 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Date Effective 2002