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State Resources

Illinois
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) is the main environmental enforcement agency in the state. Illinois closely follows federal environmental regulations.

Compliance Considerations

The following links provide Illinois specific guidance and fact sheets for environmental compliance within the state.

Air – IEPA Air Quality page

Automotive – Automotive Recyclers Association IL specific fact sheets on auto related environmental topics

BMPs for Dry Cleaners – Best management practices for dry cleaners

Electronic Waste – IEPA Electronic Waste Recycling page

Enforcement – IEPA Compliance and Enforcement page

Hazardous Waste – IEPA Hazardous Waste Program page

Permitting – IEPA Permits, Forms and Fees for Businesses page

Small Business – IEPA Small Business page

Storage Tanks – Visit the Office of the State Fire Marshal for: Aboveground Storage Tanks​  and Underground Storage Tanks​ IL has not been granted state approval for the UST program​; IEPA Leaking Underground Storage Tank​s page

Tips for Auto Related Waste – IEPA Regulatory Compliance and Pollution Prevention Tips for Automotive Repair and Autobody Shops

Universal Wast​e – IEPA Used Fluorescent and High-Intensity-Discharge Lamps page

Used Oil – IEPA Used Oil Management page

Used Tires – IEAP Used Tires page

Water  – IEPA Waste Quality for Businesses page

Sustainability and Reducing Compliance Risk

Pollution Prevention – IEPA Pollution Prevention Checklist includes, reducing consumption, ordering chemicals in manageable quantities and proper storage of chemicals

The state resources provide retail-relevant state regulatory information and resources. The CRC Tools page has more detailed information on variations in key state regulations such as hazardous waste, consumer bag legislation, e-waste and more.