New York Biennial Report regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New York Biennial Report: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Annual reports:

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Generator annual report requirements: 6 New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR) 360-1.3(a)(2)(ii)(d) and 6 NYCRR 372.2(c)(2)

Treatment, storage, and disposal facility annual report requirements: 6 NYCRR 360-1.3(a)(2)(ii)(d), 6 NYCRR 373-2.5(e), and 6 NYCRR 373-3.5(e) (interim status)

TSDF groundwater monitoring requirements: 6 NYCRR 373-2.5(e)(6) and 6 NYCRR 373-3.5(e)(6)

Regulatory Agency

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

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Large quantity generators (LQGs) and owners and operators of treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) in New York must submit an annual report to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) by March 1 of each year. The information requested by the state annual reports parallels that requested by the federal biennial reports with one minor addition for TSDFs.

The federal biennial report requirements and forms are reviewed in the national section BIENNIAL REPORT. For more information on groundwater monitoring, refer to the state section GROUNDWATER.

Administration and enforcement. DEC's Division of Environmental Remediation administers and enforces the state's annual reporting and federal biennial reporting requirements in New York.

State Requirements

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