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Record #: SO2011-4515   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 6/8/2011 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Health and Environmental Protection
Final action: 7/28/2011
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 11-4 by adding new Section 11-4-715 regarding lead emission monitoring and standards
Sponsors: Solis, Daniel
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 11 - Utilities & Environmental Protection - Ch. 4 Environmental Protection & Control
Attachments: 1. O2011-4515.pdf, 2. SO2011-4515.pdf
SECTION I. Chapter 11-4 of the Municipal Code ofChicago is hereby amended by adding a new section 11-4-715, by deleting the language struck through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
11-4-715 Lead emissions.
(a) No person shall cause or allow the discharge or emission of lead from any facility: (i) so as to prevent the attainment or maintenance of the national primary ambient air quality standard for lead and its compounds, codified in Title 40, Section 50.16 ofthe Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.), as amended; or (ii) so as to cause or tend to cause air pollution, provided, however, that for purposes of this subsection (ii), lead emissions in compliance with a facility's state or federal air permit shall not constitute air pollution; or (iii) so as to prevent the attainment or maintenance of any applicable ambient air quality standard in violation of Title 35, Section 201.141 ofthe Illinois Administrative Code (I.A.C.), as amended. 40 C.F.R. Section 50.16, and any subsequent amendments to the national primary ambient air quality standard for lead and its compounds is adopted and incorporated by reference and made part of this section as if fully set forth herein.
(b) For purposes of this section, nonattainment of the applicable ambient air quality standard for lead shall be determined using: data collected from a monitor operated by a federal, state, or local governmental entity; and, the calculation, sampling and analysis methods specified or referred to in 40 C.F.R. Part 50, Appendix R, as amended.
(c) Any person who owns or operates a facility subject to the toxic release inventory (T.R. I.) reporting requirements as codified in 40 C.F.R. Part 372, as amended, and reported total lead air emissions greater than or equal to one hundred pounds in a T.R.I, report in any of the five years preceding the current calendar year shall submit quarterly reports to the...

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