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415 ILCS 5/10

    (415 ILCS 5/10) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1010)
    Sec. 10. Regulations.
    (A) The Board, pursuant to procedures prescribed in Title VII of this Act, may adopt regulations to promote the purposes of this Title. Without limiting the generality of this authority, such regulations may among other things prescribe:
        (a) (Blank);
        (b) Emission standards specifying the maximum amounts
or concentrations of various contaminants that may be discharged into the atmosphere;
        (c) Standards for the issuance of permits for
construction, installation, or operation of any equipment, facility, vehicle, vessel, or aircraft capable of causing or contributing to air pollution or designed to prevent air pollution;
        (d) Standards and conditions regarding the sale,
offer, or use of any fuel, vehicle, or other article determined by the Board to constitute an air-pollution hazard;
        (e) Alert and abatement standards relative to
air-pollution episodes or emergencies constituting an acute danger to health or to the environment;
        (f) Requirements and procedures for the inspection of
any equipment, facility, vehicle, vessel, or aircraft that may cause or contribute to air pollution;
        (g) Requirements and standards for equipment and
procedures for monitoring contaminant discharges at their sources, the collection of samples, and the collection, reporting, and retention of data resulting from such monitoring.
    (B) The Board may adopt regulations and emission standards that are applicable or that may become applicable to stationary emission sources located in all areas of the State in accordance with any of the following:
        (1) that are required by federal law;
        (2) that are otherwise part of the State's attainment
plan and are necessary to attain the national ambient air quality standards; or
        (3) that are necessary to comply with the
requirements of the federal Clean Air Act.
    (C) The Board may not adopt any regulation banning the burning of landscape waste throughout the State generally. The Board may, by regulation, restrict or prohibit the burning of landscape waste within any geographical area of the State if it determines based on medical and biological evidence generally accepted by the scientific community that such burning will produce in the atmosphere of that geographical area contaminants in sufficient quantities and of such characteristics and duration as to be injurious to human, plant, or animal life or health.
    (D) The Board shall adopt regulations requiring the owner or operator of a gasoline dispensing system that dispenses more than 10,000 gallons of gasoline per month to install and operate a system for the recovery of gasoline vapor emissions arising from the fueling of motor vehicles that meets the requirements of Section 182 of the federal Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7511a). These regulations shall apply only in areas of the State that are classified as moderate, serious, severe, or extreme nonattainment areas for ozone pursuant to Section 181 of the federal Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7511), but shall not apply in such areas classified as moderate nonattainment areas for ozone if the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency promulgates standards for vehicle-based (onboard) systems for the control of vehicle refueling emissions pursuant to Section 202(a)(6) of the federal Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7521(a)(6)) by November 15, 1992.
    (E) The Board shall not adopt or enforce any regulation requiring the use of a tarpaulin or other covering on a truck, trailer, or other vehicle that is stricter than the requirements of Section 15-109.1 of the Illinois Vehicle Code. To the extent that it is in conflict with this subsection, the Board's rule codified as 35 Ill. Adm. Code 212.315 is hereby superseded.
    (F) Any person who, prior to June 8, 1988, has filed a timely Notice of Intent to Petition for an Adjusted RACT Emissions Limitation and who subsequently timely files a completed petition for an adjusted RACT emissions limitation pursuant to 35 Ill. Adm. Code Part 215, Subpart I, shall be subject to the procedures contained in Subpart I but shall be excluded by operation of law from 35 Ill. Adm. Code Part 215, Subparts PP, QQ, and RR, including the applicable definitions in 35 Ill. Adm. Code Part 211. Such persons shall instead be subject to a separate regulation which the Board is hereby authorized to adopt pursuant to the adjusted RACT emissions limitation procedure in 35 Ill. Adm. Code Part 215, Subpart I. In its final action on the petition, the Board shall create a separate rule which establishes Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) for such person. The purpose of this procedure is to create separate and independent regulations for purposes of SIP submittal, review, and approval by USEPA.
    (G) Subpart FF of Subtitle B, Title 35 Ill. Adm. Code 218.720 through 218.730 and 219.720 through 219.730, are hereby repealed by operation of law and are rendered null and void and of no force and effect.
    (H) In accordance with subsection (b) of Section 7.2, the Board shall adopt ambient air quality standards specifying the maximum permissible short-term and long-term concentrations of various contaminants in the atmosphere; those standards shall be identical in substance to the national ambient air quality standards promulgated by the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency in accordance with Section 109 of the Clean Air Act. The Board may consolidate into a single rulemaking under this subsection all such federal regulations adopted within a period of time not to exceed 6 months. The provisions and requirements of Title VII of this Act and Section 5-35 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, relating to procedures for rulemaking, shall not apply to identical in substance regulations adopted pursuant to this subsection. However, the Board shall provide for notice and public comment before adopted rules are filed with the Secretary of State. Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to limit the right of any person to submit a proposal to the Board, or the authority of the Board to adopt, air quality standards more stringent than the standards promulgated by the Administrator, pursuant to the rulemaking requirements of Title VII of this Act and Section 5-35 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act.
(Source: P.A. 103-154, eff. 6-30-23.)