Alternate Fuels Rebate Program
The Alternate Fuels Rebate Program provides
rebates to local governments who acquire an alternate fuel vehicle, convert
an existing conventional vehicle to an alternate fuel vehicle, or purchase
domestic renewable fuel to operate an alternate fuel vehicle. The Illinois
Green Fleets web site provides additional information about the Rebate
This program offers grants
and technical support to communities for redevelopment of abandoned
or underused industrial and commercial properties, called Brownfields.
Delegated Local Governments
The Waste Reduction and Compliance Section provides grant
funding to local governments for oversight, inspection, and enforcement
programs from the State's Solid Waste Management Fund.
Local governments, businesses, and others can gain recognition for
the use of clean, alternative fuel vehicles in fleets through participation
in this incentive program.
Household Hazardous Waste Collections
provide a free and environmentally sound method for citizens to dispose
of potentially hazardous materials commonly found in the home. Local
governments may cosponsor collections in their communities, with funding
and contractor oversight provided by Illinois EPA.
Partners for Clean Air
This coalition of regional businesses,
transportation organizations, health advocacy groups and local governments
are committed to improving air quality and public health by advocating
voluntary actions in the Chicago area.
Partners for Waste Paint Soultions
between Illinois EPA and interested organizations, including local governments,
provides citizens with local sites to bring unused paint for recycling
Priority Regional Groundwater Protection Planning Program
Site Remediation Program (SRP)
Participants in the SRP
voluntarily clean up sites and receive Illinois EPA approval and release
from further responsibility.
Used Tire Cleanups
Illinois EPA conducts used/waste tire
cleanups for individuals and units of local government to eliminate
the presence of improperly managed used/waste tires in the environment.