TITLE 35: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
SUBTITLE O: RIGHT TO KNOW
CHAPTER I: POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD
PART 1600 STANDARDS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR POTABLE WATER SUPPLY WELL SURVEYS AND FOR COMMUNITY RELATIONS ACTIVITIES PERFORMED IN CONJUNCTION WITH AGENCY NOTICES OF THREATS FROM CONTAMINATION
SECTION 1600.305 APPLICABILITY
Section 1600.305 Applicability
a) When the Agency determines that it must provide notice under Section 25d-3(a) of the Act, the Agency may authorize a person to provide the notice as part of the Agency-approved community relations activities developed and implemented under this Subpart.
b) A person must develop and implement community relations activities under this Subpart only if:
1) The Agency informs the person in writing that a notice must be issued under Section 25d-3(a) of the Act;
2) In that same writing, the Agency offers the person the opportunity to provide the notice in lieu of the Agency issuing it; and
3) The person accepts the Agency's offer and notifies the Agency in writing within seven days after receiving the Agency's offer letter (unless a longer period is provided in the offer letter) that the person intends to provide the notice in place of the Agency as part of the community relations activities developed and implemented under Subpart C.
c) Limited community relations activities apply when five or fewer offsite properties or potable supply wells, other than a community water supply well, are impacted by the release. Expanded community relations activities apply when one or more public water supply wells or more than five offsite properties or potable supply wells, other than a community water supply well, are impacted by the release.
1) Limited community relations activities include developing a notice, contact list, and fact sheet. (Refer to Section 1600.310 for more specific information.)
2) Expanded community relations activities include developing a notice, CRP, and fact sheet, as well as establishing a document repository. (Refer to Section 1600.315 for more specific information.)
d) Nothing in Subpart C is intended to prohibit the use of all or some of the standards and requirements under this Subpart in other rules or contexts as authorized by those rules, Board or court orders, or other applicable law.
(Source: Amended at 43 Ill. Reg. 11637, effective September 25, 2019)