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Sierra Club v. Illinois Pollution Control Board 
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.ILLINOIS OFFICIAL REPORTS Supreme Court Sierra Club v. Illinois Pollution Control Board, 2011 IL Caption in SupremeCourt: SIERRA CLUB et al., Appellants, v. THE ILLINOIS POLLUTIONCONTROL BOARD et al., Appellees. Docket No. Filed October 27, 2011 Held (Note: This syllabusconstitutes no part of the opinion of the courtbut has been prepared by the Reporter ofDecisions for the convenience of thereader.) The judicial review for which the Illinois Environmental Protection Actprovides as means of challenging Pollution Control Board rule or regulation did not apply to the Board's granting of an adjusted standardwhich delisted substance from regulation as hazardous, and delisting opponents who, it was agreed, did not fall into any other statutorycategory for seeking review lacked standing to do so. Decision Under Review Appeal from the Appellate Court for the Third District; heard in thatcourt on appeal from an Order of the Illinois Pollution Control Board. Judgment Appeal dismissed. Counsel
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- contactCity: Springfield
- contactOrganization: Illinois Supreme Court
- contactPhoneNumber: 217-782-7821
- contactState: IL
- contactZipCode: 62701-1720
- dateCreated: 10 27 2011
- dateLastModified: 10 27 2011
- description: Justice Thomas delivered the judgment of the court, with opinion. Justices Freeman, Garman, Karmeier, and Burke concurred in the judgment and opinion. Justice Theis dissented, with opinion, joined by Chief Justice Kilbride. The production of steel in electric arc furnaces generates toxic waste. Peoria Disposal Company, which has had an EPA permit since 1989 to store and treat hazardous waste at its facility near Peoria, developed a new process to stabilize this hazardous residue, or electric arc furnace dust, by converting it into material that is not hazardous.
- govType: State
- language: EN-English
- numberOrIssue: October 27
- originatorDepartment: Supreme Court
- originatorJurisdiction: Illinois
- originatorOffice: Illinois
- volumeOrYear: 2011