This handbook, updated by attorneys at the Illinois Farm Bureau, is a practical guide to environmental issues surrounding farming law.
This handbook provides practical information about environmental, drainage, and wind farms issues that arise when representing farmers. It includes discussions on the laws that regulate agricultural activities regarding livestock, water, land, and air. Pertinent laws discussed include the Illinois Environmental Protection Act, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, and the Illinois Drainage Code. The handbook also includes extensive coverage on wind development lease provisions, the typical cycle of a wind project, and the components of a wind turbine.
Chapter 1 — Environmental Law and Contemporary Drainage Issues, Lauren C. Lurkins, Laura Harmon, and Garrett Thalgott, Illinois Farm Bureau, Bloomington
Chapter 2 — Wind Farms, Laura Harmon, Illinois Farm Bureau, Bloomington