New York Hazardous Waste Storage regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New York Hazardous Waste Storage: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Storage facility permit rules: 6 New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR) 373-1

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Container requirements: 6 NYCRR 373-2.9 and 6 NYCRR 373-3.9 (interim status)

Hazardous waste storage tank requirements: 6 NYCRR-373-2.10 and 6 NYCRR 373-3.10 (interim status)

Surface impoundment requirements: 6 NYCRR 373-2.11 and 6 NYCRR 373-3.11 (interim status)

Containment building requirements: 6 NYCRR 373-2.30 and 6 NYCRR 373-3.30 (interim status)

Hazardous waste munitions and explosives storage: 6 NYCRR 373-2.31 and 6 NYCRR 373-3.31

Waste military munitions storage: 6 NYCRR 374-1.13

Permitted storage facilities:

Storage facility fees: New York Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) 72-0402.2, ECL 27-0923.2, and 6 NYCRR 483.1(b)

On-site storage rules for generators:

Overview: 6 NYCRR 372.2(a)(8), 6 NYCRR 373-1.1(d)(1)(iii), 6 NYCRR 373-1.1(d)(1)(iv), and 6 NYCRR 373-1.1(d)(1)(ix) to 373-1.1(d)(1)(xx)

Secondary containment for large quantity generators (LQGs): 6 NYCRR 372.2(a)(8)(ii) and 6 NYCRR 373-1.1(d)(1)(iii)(a)

Markings of generator storage units and areas: 6 NYCRR 373-1.1(d)(1)(iii)(c)(3), 6 NYCRR 372.2(a)(8)(i)(a)(2), and 6 NYCRR 372.2(a)(8)(ii)

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

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 has adopted the federal hazardous waste storage rules and added several more stringent rules. The state's more stringent ...


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