Webinars, Meetings, Workshops
The IL EPA has scheduled the following meetings:
Central Illinois Outreach Session
May 23, 2018, 6 pm to 8 pm
Illinois EPA Headquarters
1021 North Grand Avenue, East (North Entrance)
Southern Illinois Outreach Session
May 24, 2018, 6 pm to 8 pm
St. Paul Baptist Church
1500 Bond Avenue
East St. Louis, IL
Northern Illinois Outreach Session
May 30, 2018, 6 pm to 8 pm
James R. Thompson Center, Auditorium
100 W. Randolph Street
HB109 appropriates $20 million from the Environmental Mitigation Fund to the IL EPA to administer and fund projects under the VW Settlement. Status: Introduced 1/11/2017 by Reps. Harris and Burke.
HB3342 establishes the VW Environmental Mitigation Settlement Fund and directs that funds received from the VW Trust are to be deposited into the Fund for use by the IL EPA subject to appropriations by the legislature. Status: passed both Houses as of May 31, 2018; introduced by Rep. Turner.
SJR77 requires the IL EPA to issue a report each year on funding efforts under the VW Settlement. The plan is to be issued by April 15 and the EPA is to hold at least one hearing to discuss the report and receive public comment. Status: introduced 5/29/2018 by Sen. Castro.