Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Petroleum Underground Storage Tanks Title of the
Environmental Protection Act. Replaces the system of physical soil
classification, groundwater investigation, and site classification for
leaking underground storage tanks with a system of site investigation
and corrective action. Provides that, as a part of this system, the
owner or operator must submit various documents, including a site
investigation plan, a site investigation budget (for owners and
operators seeking payment from the Underground Storage Tank Fund), a
site investigation completion report, a corrective action plan, a
corrective action budget (for owners and operators seeking payment
from the Underground Storage Tank Fund), and a corrective action
completion report. Increases the maximum amount that an owner or
operator of 101 or more tanks in Illinois may be paid from the
Underground Storage Tank Fund for costs of corrective action during a
calendar year to $3,000,000. Provides that the Agency shall not pay
costs associated with a corrective action plan incurred after the
Agency provides notification to the owner or operator that a revised
corrective action plan is required. Provides that for purposes of
payment for early action costs, fill material shall not be removed in
an amount in excess of 4 feet from the outside dimensions of an
underground storage tank. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that investigations, plans, and reports conducted or
prepared under the Section concerning leaking underground storage tank
site investigations shall be conducted by a licensed professional
engineer and in accordance with the requirements of this Title.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Increases from $1,000,000 to $2,000,000 the maximum amount the
Agency may approve from the Underground Storage Tank Fund in a
calendar year for corrective action or indemnification to an owner or
operator with fewer than 101 tanks. Increases from $1,000,000 to
$1,500,000 the maximum amount per occurrence the Agency may approve
from the Fund for corrective action or indemnification.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0554
Last action date: JUN-24-2002
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 0
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