SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and St. Clair County Health Department recently sponsored a Units of Local Government Used Tire Collection in St. Clair County. Illinois EPA's Used Tire Program provides funding through the Used Tire Management Fund to cover costs of the event. An environmental contractor removed the tires collected during the event. The initial collection was held on September 21 and 22, 2021 at an Illinois Department of Transportation site in Lebanon.