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Posts Tagged ‘Illinois Pollution Control Board’
  • New Law #10: Illinois Pollution Control Board and Clean Air Act Permits

    Posted by on January 2, 2016
    Continuing our countdown of new Illinois environmental laws taking effect on January 1, 2016 is Public Act 99-0463, under which the Illinois Pollution Control Board is required to adopt regulations establishing Clean Air Act permit programs for Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Nonattainment New Source Review (NA NSR) permits. (more…)...
  • Illinois Federal Court Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging FutureGen Air Permit

    Posted by on June 18, 2014
    The U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois recently denied an attempt by Sierra Club to challenge an air pollution control construction permit issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the FutureGen 2.0 Project.  The Court ruled in Sierra Club Inc. v. FutureGen Industrial Alliance Inc. that the Sierra Club could not challenge the permit in federal court; instead, t...
  • 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 ...

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