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By Philip L. Comella

On February 2, 2012, the Illinois Pollution Control Board (PCB) issued its First Notice of a Proposed Rule (FNPR) affecting the management and disposal of Clean Construction or Demolition Debris (CCDD), and “uncontaminated” soil.  Significantly, the PCB’s proposal eliminates provisions previously proposed by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) requiring groundwater monitoring for fill operations accepting
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On July 30, 2010, the Illinois General Assembly signed into law Public Act 96-1416, which imposes additional technical and operational requirements upon Clean Construction and Demolition Debris fill operations. Among other things, this new law requires the Illinois EPA to propose new regulations implementing the statutory directives by July 30, 2011 and then for the Illinois Pollution Control Board (“IPCB”) to adopt final rules by July 30, 2012, setting up two rounds of public comments
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