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 was operating a tire storage site and failing to register and pay a fee for the tire storage site.
Under the terms of the settlement, the defendant admits the alleged violations and agrees to pay a civil penalty of $1,340.00.
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