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Environmental Protection Act

Snellback Properties, LLC v. Aetna Dev. Co.

A district court held that a property owner's receipt of a "no further remediation" letter from the state environmental agency does not bar a neighboring company's lawsuit against it under RCRA. Under Illinois law, a no further...

Northern Ill. Serv. Co. v. EPA

An Illinois appellate court affirmed a lower court decision that an excavation and demolition company violated the Illinois Environmental Protection Act when it disposed of whole trees in a quarry. In a previous case, the court found...

People ex rel. Ryan v. Bishop

The court affirms a lower court decision holding an individual liable as an operator of a landfill under the Illinois Environmental Protection Act (IEPA). The court first holds that a review of the record as a whole shows that the...

Chrysler Realty Corp. v. Thomas Indus., Inc.

The court holds that a landowner did not have a private right-of-action under the Illinois Environmental Protection Act (IEPA) to bring contribution claims against previous property owners for the cleanup of an underground storage tank...

Tennsv, Inc. v. Gade

The court holds that provisions of the Illinois Environmental Protection Act (IEPA) that restrict the location of waste treatment, landfill, and incinerator facilities serving areas beyond the borders of a local government unit are...

Rockford Drop Forge Co. v. Pollution Control Bd.

The court holds that an owner of contaminated property may not receive reimbursement from Illinois's underground storage tank (UST) fund for cleanups resulting from an underground heating oil storage tank leak, and the owner's...