New York Inspections regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New York Inspections: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: 6 New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR) 201-6.5, 6 NYCRR 219-3.12, 6 NYCRR 219- Air: 6 NYCRR 201-6.4, 6 NYCRR 201-7.1, 6 NYCRR 219-3.12, 6 NYCRR 219-4.11, 6 NYCRR 229.3, 6 NYCRR 232.7, 6 NYCRR 232.16, 6 NYCRR 236.3, and 6 NYCRR 242-10.3

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Hazardous waste:

Generators, transporters, and permitted treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): New York Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) 27-0915

Hazardous waste TSDFs: 6 NYCRR 373-2.2(g), 6 NYCRR 373-3.2(g), and 6 NYCRR 373-1.6(a)(9)

Inactive hazardous waste disposal sites: ECL 27-1309

Hazardous waste transporters : 6 NYCRR 364.3

Mining: 6 NYCRR 424.2

Solid waste:

Facilities: 6 NYCRR 360-1.4(b)

Transporters: ECL 27-0712

Storage tanks:

Hazardous substance storage: 6 NYCRR 596.1

Petroleum aboveground storage tanks (ASTs): 6 NYCRR 613.6

Petroleum underground storage tanks (USTs): 6 NYCRR 613.5


Bottled and bulk water: 10 NYCRR 5-6.8 and 10 NYCRR 5-6.13

State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permits: 6 NYCRR 750-2.3

Workplace safety and health, public sector: New York Labor Law 27-a

Hazardous materials motor carriers: 17 NYCRR 820.8

Regulatory Agencies

New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)

New York Department of Health (DOH)

New York Department of Labor (DOL)

New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT)

New York State Police (NYSP)

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. New York has established self-inspection requirements under its air, storage ...

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