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  • Defendant Agrees to Pay Penalty for Failure to Provide Notification Concerning Tire Storage

    Posted by on October 18, 2010
    The Illinois Pollution Control Board recently accepted the parties' settlement of People v. Pickett, Case No. PCB 10-87, which concerned the defendant's used car lot at 1401 Broadway, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois.  The State alleged that the defendant violated the Illinois Environmental Protection Act by failing to notify the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency that defendant w...
  • IEPA Refers Property Owner to Attorney General for Enforcement for Alleged Improper Management of Waste Tires

    Posted by on April 11, 2010
    The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has asked the Illinois Attorney General's Office to file an enforcement action against the owner of property located along State Highway 50, near Bourbonnais, Illinois.  IEPA alleges that the property owner improperly and unsafely managed waste tires onsite. According to IEPA, an inspection was done "in response to a reported break in an 8-in...
  • $7,000 Settlement of State Enforcement Action Alleging Violations of Tire Storage Regulations

    Posted by on March 8, 2010
    On February 18, 2010, the Illinois Pollution Control Board accepted a settlement in People v. Marathon Tire Service of Olney, Inc., IPCB No. 10-19, which concerned a retail tire business and general automotive repair shop located at 220 N. West Street in Olney, Richland County, Illinois. The State alleged that the defendant violated the Illinois Environmental Protection Act by (1) storing us...

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