(70 ILCS 2605/7g)
(from Ch. 42, par. 326g)
Any person who takes or who knowingly permits his agent or employee
to take industrial wastes or other wastes from a point of origin and
intentionally discharges such wastes by means of mobile or portable equipment
into any sewer, sewer manhole, or any appurtenances thereto, or directly or
indirectly to any waters without possession of a valid and legally issued
permit shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. A second or
subsequent offense shall constitute a Class 4 felony.
Any mobile or portable equipment used in the commission of any act which is a
violation of this Section shall be subject to seizure and forfeiture in the
manner provided for the seizure and forfeiture of vessels, vehicles and
aircraft in Article 36 of the Criminal Code of 2012, as now or hereafter
amended. The person causing the intentional discharge shall be liable for
the costs of seizure, storage, and disposal of the mobile or portable
The terms "industrial waste" and "other wastes"
shall have the
same meaning as these terms are defined in Section 7a of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)