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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 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
Gov. Pritzker Announces $21 Million in Funding for Infrastructure Projects in Cahokia Heights
$9.9 million grant for wastewater improvements will increase collection efficiency, preventing flood water from entering the sewer collection system
August 3, 2022
Illinois EPA Director Seals Taylorville Kroger Grocery Store Due to Asbestos Contamination and Refers The Kroger Co. and SSI Services, LLC to the Illinois Attorney General's Office for Enforcement
Action Taken Following Improper Handling of Asbestos
July 29, 2022
Illinois EPA Announces $4 Million in Funding to the City of Chicago to Replace Lead Service Lines
July 27, 2022
​Illinois EPA Announces $4 Million in Funding to the City of Aurora to Replace Lead Service Lines
July 27, 2022
Pritzker Administration Announces Opening of Electric Vehicle Rebate Program for Illinois Residents
Program offers $4,000 rebate for purchase of an electric passenger vehicle or $1,500 rebate for purchase of an electric motorcycle
July 1, 2022
​Illinois EPA Announces More than $500,000 in Unsewered Communities Planning Grant Awards
Planning grants provide funding for communities to develop plans addressing wastewater collection and treatment
June 27, 2022
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