Ill. Lawmakers OK Water Quality Response Bill

Law360, New York (June 2, 2010, 2:38 PM EDT) -- The Illinois General Assembly has approved a bill that requires community water systems to take action when carcinogenic volatile organic compounds are found in the water supply.

The bill, which makes it a violation of the state's Environmental Protection Act for owners of water systems to fail to implement a response plan, passed both the Illinois Senate and House of Representatives in early May and was sent to Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday.

The bill states that carcinogenic volatile organic compounds have been detected in a...
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