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Public Act 102-0631


 

Public Act 0631 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 102-0631
 
SB1920 EnrolledLRB102 16516 CPF 21910 b

    AN ACT concerning safety.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Environmental Protection Act is amended by
adding Section 3.141 as follows:
 
    (415 ILCS 5/3.141 new)
    Sec. 3.141. Notice of power plant demolition.
    (a) If a demolition is conducted at a coal-fueled power
plant, the owner of the coal-fueled power plant shall, at
least 60 days before commencing the demolition or as otherwise
required under State or federal law, notify the Agency and the
public about the demolition and provide the Agency and the
public with copies of any plans for the demolition. The notice
shall comply with the following:
        (1) The notice must be provided, where applicable, in
    both physical and online form in a newspaper of general
    circulation within 25 miles of where the coal-fueled power
    plant is located. The notice must also be posted in
    physical form in 3 prominent public places and, where
    applicable, posted on a relevant municipal website.
        (2) The notice must include reference to any relevant
    permits issued to the coal-fueled power plant in relation
    to the demolition, with express instructions stating how
    to access a copy of the permits.
        (3) The notice must include the following information:
            (A) The date and time of any scheduled demolition
        activity.
            (B) The portion of the coal-fueled power plant
        that is set for demolition.
            (C) Any potential contaminants associated with the
        demolition.
            (D) The business name of any company that will
        perform the demolition in whole or in part.
            (E) Information on any applicable permits.
            (F) Whether any unlined CCR surface impoundment or
        public water source is near the coal-fueled power
        plant.
            (G) Details of the preventative measures
        implemented by the coal-fueled power plant to control,
        mitigate, or prevent any pollution from occurring.
    (b) In this Section, "public" means the population of a
town, village, or city in the State of Illinois that is within
25 miles of a coal-fueled power plant at which demolition is to
be conducted.
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/27/2021