There is hereby established within the Agency a Toxic Pollution Prevention Program. The Program, at a minimum, shall:
     (1) Identify all federal and State laws or regulations pertaining to waste disposal and release of toxic substances into the environment. The Program shall promote increased coordination of efforts to administer and enforce these laws and regulations, review draft administrative rules before submission to determine their potential impact on toxic pollution prevention and determine how Agency programs should be coordinated or modified to promote toxic pollution prevention.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 415 ILCS 85/4

  • State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14

     (2) Develop a toxic pollution prevention manual for Agency inspectors and permit reviewers.
     (3) Establish procedures for expediting permit application review for process or equipment modifications that involve toxic pollution prevention.
     (4) Develop a list of toxic substances which it believes should receive priority consideration for toxic pollution prevention based upon an examination of toxic release inventory reports filed with the Agency pursuant to Section 313 of the federal Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act of 1986. The Program shall take into account available health and environmental effects data, volumes of toxic releases and degree of hazard. The Program shall review and update the list at least once every 2 years.
     (5) Establish, in cooperation with the Center, methods and procedures for managing toxic pollution prevention information and for assessing the progress of toxic pollution prevention statewide.
     (6) To the extent practicable, use the forms, practices and procedures already in place in established environmental protection programs.