News and Events Involving Environmental Law, Published by Chicago Environmental Attorney Dave Scriven-Young
of Peckar & Abramson, P.C. -- (312) 239-9722
Posts Tagged ‘Environmental Register’
  • Illinois Pollution Control Board Releases Environmental Register for February 2013

    Posted by on March 21, 2013
    The Illinois Pollution Control Board recently issued its Environmental Register for February 2013.  The Environmental Register features a letter from Board Chairman Thomas Holbrook, which summarizes the activity that the Board has conducted in several rulemaking dockets. The Environmental Register also contains a rulemaking update, including a summary of the Board's adoption of a first ...
  • Illinois Pollution Control Board Releases Environmental Register for October 2012

    Posted by on November 12, 2012
    The Illinois Pollution Control Board recently issued its Environmental Register for October 2012.  The Environmental Register features a letter from Board Chairman Thomas Holbrook, which summarizes the activity that the Board has conducted in several rulemaking dockets. The Environmental Register also contains a rulemaking update, including a summary of the Board's adoption of final a...
  • Governor Quinn Signs Bill That Will Result In Illinois Following Federal Air Regulations

    Posted by on September 5, 2012
    Illinois Governor Pat Quinn recently signed a bill passed in the General Assembly, Public Act 097-0945, that amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act and the Environmental Protection Act to align Illinois air regulations with federal air regulations: "[T]he [Illinois Pollution Control] Board shall adopt ambient air quality standards specifying the maximum permissible short-term and long...
  • US EPA Creates Great Lakes Advisory Board

    Posted by on June 4, 2012
    U.S. EPA recently announced in a press release the creation of an advisory board to support federal agencies with the implementation of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the updated Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement: ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The new board, the federal government’s first advisory committee on Great Lakes ...
  • Nitrogen Fertilizer Company Settles Civil Environmental Enforcement Action Alleging Clean Air Act Violations for $108,000

    Posted by on December 28, 2011
    The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced a proposed settlement of a civil environmental enforcement action brought against Rentech Nitrogen, LLC.  The settlement concerns the defendant's nitric acid production plant in East Dubuque, Illinois. Nitric acid is used in the production of ammonium nitrate and other fertilizers and explosives. The nitric acid process results in the emission...
  • U.S. EPA Proposes Approval of Illinois Rules Relating to Volatile Organic Compounds

    Posted by on December 8, 2011
    Manufacturers and other companies face a tough challenge keeping up with the environmental regulations that are enforced by federal, state, and local agencies.  Some of the most puzzling regulations govern the amount of pollutants that can be emitted into the air. Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed in the Federal Register to approve several new rules governing Vola...
  • Environmental Register for October 2011

    Posted by on November 22, 2011
    The Illinois Pollution Control Board, which has offices in Chicago and Springfield, Illinois, recently issued its Environmental Register for October 2011.  The Environmental Register features a letter from new Board Chairman Thomas Holbrook, which discusses Mr. Holbrook's background, the appointment of Dr. Deanna Glosser to the Board, and the departure of Board Member Andrea Moore. ...

Connect with the Illinois
Environmental Law Blog

Newsletter

Sponsored Links

Helpful Links

Categories