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RECORD NUMBER: 585 OF 5096
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Available Disposal Capacity for Solid Waste in Illinois. Eighth Annual Report.|
|CORP Author||Illinois State Environmental Protection Agency, Springfield. Div. of Land Pollution Control.|
|Additional Subjects||Illinois ; Solid waste disposal ; Capacity ; Landfills ; Earth fills ; Hazardous materials ; Incineration ; Waste recycling ; Composting ; Materials handling ; Solid waste management ; Pollution regulations ; Requirements ; Regional analysis ; Tables(Data) ; Waste generation|
The Illinois Solid Waste Management Act, enacted in September 1986, established the State's commitment to adress solid waste handling, based on a solid waste management hierarchy as folloew: (1) volume reduction at the source; (2) recycling and reuse; (3) combustion with energy recovery; (4) combustion for volume reduction; and (5) disposal in landfill facilities. Under this Act, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) is required to publish an annual report 'regarding the projected disposal capacity available for solid waste in sanitary landfills'. The information presented in this report reflects the reporting period January 1, 1994 - Decenber 31, 1994.