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New York Containers: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Container management requirements: 6 New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR) 373-2.9 and 6 NYCRR 373-3.9 (interim status)

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Empty container standards: 6 NYCRR 371.1(h)

Organic air emissions rules: 6 NYCRR 373-2.27 to 373-2.29 and 6 NYCRR 373-3.27 to 373-3.29 (interim status)

Labeling containers: 6 NYCRR 373-2.9(d)(3), 6 NYCRR 373-3.9(d)(3), 6 NYCRR 372.2(a)(8)(ii), and 6 NYCRR 372.2(a)(8)(iii)(b)

Nine-county storage restriction: 6 NYCRR 372.2(a)(8)(ii) and 6 NYCRR 373-1.1(d)(1)(iv)

Generator and facility fees: 6 NYCRR 483.1 and New York Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) 27-0923

Regulatory Agency

New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Office of Remediation and Materials Management Division of Environmental Remediation Hazardous Waste Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. New York follows the federal hazardous waste container requirements, including empty container standards and federal air emission rules. The state also has an additional labeling requirement. In addition, generators that use containers in certain New York counties are subject to stringent storage restrictions.

Unlike the federal rules, generators and storage and treatment facilities using containers are responsible for annual hazardous waste management fees.

Administration and enforcement. DEC's Division of Environmental Remediation administers and enforces the hazardous waste container requirements in New York.

State Requirements

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New York Containers Resources

Containers Products

Hazardous Waste Container Management - Guide Book
This guide explains the federal hazardous waste container management rules applicable to both TSDFs storing hazwaste in containers and generators accumulating hazwaste on-site in containers. In addition to explaining the federal standards, the guide addresses the standards of all 50 states."
Hazardous Waste Container Management Guide - PDF
This PDF guide explains the federal hazardous waste container management rules applicable to both TSDFs storing hazwaste in containers and generators accumulating hazwaste on-site in containers."
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This special report will explain the federal container management rules applicable to both TSDF owners and operators storing hazardous waste in containers and to generators accumulating hazardous waste on-site in containers. The report will address how to determine if a container is empty, the applicability of the air emissions control standards, and satellite accumulation by generators. "
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This video covers route hazards and liability exposures, container hazards, overhead clearances, maneuvering in tight spaces, reporting hazards and damage, overloaded containers, unauthorized hazards, waste container accessibility, landfill driver and helper safety, dumping the load, inspecting the vehicle at landfill, and more. -Spanish Edition"
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