EPA-POLL CONTRL FACIL-PERMIT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that a
subsequent owner of a new pollution control facility is not required
to submit proof that the location of the facility has been approved
pursuant to the local siting review process if the location has
already been approved by a local siting body, the Pollution Control
Board, or a court of competent jurisdiction prior to the transfer of
ownership to the subsequent owner.
FISCAL NOTE (Pollution Control Bd.)
HB 767 is not expected to significantly increase the number of
appeals the Board will hear in any given fiscal year; any
additional appeals can be handled with current resources.
FISCAL NOTE, AMENDED (Environmental Protection Agency)
No fiscal impact on IEPA.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
415 ILCS 5/39.2 from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1039.2
Replaces the title and everything after the enacting clause.
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that local siting
appproval is transferrable to a subsequent owner or operator. Requires
the Environmental Protection Agency to evaluate the prior experience
in waste management of a prospective operator of a waste transfer
station or incinerator facility before issuing a permit to the
prospective operator. Requires the Agency to evaluate the waste
management history of the subsequent owner of a facility, that has
already been subject to local siting review, before issuing a permit
to the subsequent owner. Adds immediate effective date.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
In the opinion of DCCA, HB767 fails to create a State mandate.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-am 1
In the opinion of DCCA, HB767, as amended by Amendment 1, fails
to create a State mandate under the State Mandates Act.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Specifies that the Environmental Protection Agency may grant a
development or construction permit on application by the subsequent
owner of a facility for which local siting approval was granted to the
prior owner. Makes stylistic changes. Provides that a subsequent
owner of a pollution control facility, upon application for an
Environmental Protection Agency permit, shall notify the county board
or governing body of the municipality that granted approval for the
facility and any party to the original siting proceeding. Requires
the Agency to conduct an evaluation of a prospective operator's prior
waste management experience in the case of a sanitary landfill, waste
treatment facility, and waste storage site.
GOVERNOR'S AMENDATORY VETO MESSAGE
Recommends the retention of the provision of the Environmental
Protection Act requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to eval-
uate the prior waste management experience of a prospective owner or
operator of a waste transportation operation before it issues an RCRA
or any permit to the prospective owner.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0537
Last action date: 97-11-26
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 0
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