Title 35 of the Illinois Administrative Code establishes the enforcement of the EPA rules and regulations. Under Title 35, the Illinois Pollution Control Board, Environmental Protection Agency, and the Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission are formed.
Title 35 also establishes policies regarding the following:
and many other rules and regulations relating to safe waste removal, noise control, etc.
Beginning in July 1970, the Illinois EPA has acted at the state agency responsible for the enforcement of state and federal environmental laws and regulations. The IEPA protects the state's natural resources and cares for citizens through issuing permits, leading inspections, compliance enforcement procedures, and overseeing public water sources and waste-water treatment systems.
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