New York Hazardous Waste Generators regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New York Hazardous Waste Generators: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Generator requirements: 6 New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR) 372.2 and 6 NYCRR 373-1.1(d)(1)(iii) to 373-1.1(d)(1)(v)

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Rules for conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs): 6 NYCRR 371.1(f)

Notification: 6 NYCRR 372.2(a)(1)

Reports and records:

Annual reports: 6 NYCRR 372.2(c)(2)

Exception reports: 6 NYCRR 372.2(c)(3)

Furnishing reports and records to the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC): 6 NYCRR 372.2(c)(1)(iv)

Generator on-site storage: 6 NYCRR 373-1.1(d)(1)(iii) to 373-1.1(d)(1)(v), 6 NYCRR 372.2(a)(8), and 6 NYCRR 371.1(f)

Generator on-site treatment: 6 NYCRR 373-1.1(d)(1)(ix)

Shipping hazardous waste:

Permitted transporters: 6 NYCRR 372.2(b), 6 NYCRR 364.2(b), and 6 NYCRR 364.1(e)(3)(i)

Written confirmation: 6 NYCRR 372.2(b)(2)

Transporter instructions: 6 NYCRR 372.2(b)(2)(iv)

Hazardous waste reduction plans: Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) 27-0908


Hazardous waste program fees: ECL 72-0402 and 6 NYCRR 483.1(a)

Special assessment tax: ECL 27-0923

Regulatory Agencies

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

New York Department of Taxation and Finance

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 regulations for hazardous waste generators, with additional requirements in connection with notification of hazardous waste activities, state hazardous wastes, annual reports, exception reports, on-site storage rules, on-site treatment rules, transporter requirements, shipping ...

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