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The Electric Vehicle Rebate Program begins July 1, 2022. See our Electric Vehicle Rebate Program page for details.

We safeguard environmental quality, consistent with the social and economic needs of the State, so as to protect health, welfare, property and the quality of life.

 Recent News


​Illinois EPA Announces Notice of Funding Opportunity for Public Light-Duty Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure
More Than $12.6 Million Allocated from Volkswagen Settlement
Illinois EPA Announces Second Notice of Funding Opportunity for Unsewered Communities Construction Grants
$20 Million Available for Construction Grants for Wastewater Collection and/or Treatment Facilities
Illinois EPA Invests Over $254 Million in Wastewater and Drinking Water Projects in Fourth Quarter of FY22
Nearly $15 Million in Principal Forgiveness Granted to Loan Recipients
September 2, 2022
​Illinois EPA Announces Second Electric Vehicle Rebate Program Funding Round and Reminds Residents of Upcoming Closure of First Funding Round
Program offers $4,000 rebate for purchase of an all-electric passenger vehicle or $1,500 rebate for purchase of an all-electric motorcycle
August 29, 2022
Illinois EPA Awards Third Round of Grants for Energy Efficiency Upgrades at Public Wastewater Treatment Plants
Program to Fund Upgrades and Changes for Energy and Cost Savings
August 23, 2022
​Illinois EPA Announces Temporary Suspension of Household Hazardous Waste Collections Statewide Due to Fire at Ohio Disposal Facility
Collections to Resume When Disposal Facility is Operational
August 22, 2022
Illinois EPA State Fair Exhibit Promotes Water Quality Education and Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act
August 11, 2022
​Pritzker Administration Awards Over $1.6 Million in Rebuild Illinois Capital Funding to the Village of Hanover Park to Address Stormwater Runoff
Illinois EPA Green Infrastructure Grant Opportunities Program to Fund Implementation Project
August 10, 2022
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