SPRINGFIELD--(ENEWSPF)--September 5, 2014. Illinois EPA Director Lisa Bonnett has announced the completion of waste tire removal actions that took place during the July and August. The waste tire removal action is a part of the Illinois EPA’s efforts to assist units of local government (ULG’s) in providing and maintaining a healthful environment for the benefit of this and future generations, established in the Illinois Constitution and Section 55.1(c) of the Environmental Protection Act.
“Tire-dumping harms communities by increasing the risk of disease, lowering property values and damaging . . .