Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 17, 2018
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 5/14.8 new
Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that the Environmental Protection Agency may not require an individual to obtain a permit in order to apply algicide, copper sulfate, copper sulfate based products, or copper sulfate chemical aids to a privately held water retention pond, provided that the products are commercially available at retail outlets and are not prohibited by federal law.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that no person shall be required to obtain a permit from the Environmental Protection Agency to apply a commercially available algicide, such as copper sulfate or a copper sulfate solution, in accordance with the instructions of its manufacturer, to a body of water that: (i) is located wholly on private property, (ii) is not a water of the United States for purposes of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, and (iii) is not used as a community water supply source. Effective immediately.