New York Hazardous Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New York Hazardous Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Waste transporter permits: Collection, Treatment, and Disposal of Refuse and Other Solid Waste, New York Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) 27-0301 to 27-2403

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Regulated wastes: 6 New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR) 364.1 to 364.7

Hazardous waste transporters: 6 NYCRR 372.3

Notification: 6 NYCRR 372.3

Permit to transport waste: 6 NYCRR 364.1 to 364.4

Permit exemptions; 6 NYCRR 364.1 and 6 NYCRR 364.2

Permit renewals: 6 NYCRR 364.3

Permit fees: 6 NYCRR 484.1

Permit fee exemptions: 6 NYCRR 484.4 and 6 NYCRR 484.5

Expedited permits: 6 NYCRR 364.3

Permit denial or revocation: 6 NYCRR 364.4

Nontransferable permits: 6 NYCRR 364.6

Insurance/liability requirements: 6 NYCRR 364.5

Operation requirements: 6 NYCRR 364.6

Annual report: 6 NYCRR 364.6

Discharges and spills: 6 NYCRR 372.3

Regulatory Agency

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Division of Solid and Hazardous Materials Bureau of Hazardous Waste Regulation

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. New York's hazardous waste transporter rules generally follow federal rules for road safety, manifests, labeling and packaging, recordkeeping, and emergency response. The state has additional rules that cover notification, transporter permits, permit fees, insurance, and operating standards.

See the state section MEDICAL WASTE for more information concerning requirements for transporters of regulated medical waste.

Used oil transporters in New York must follow permitting and spill notification requirements. See the state section USED OIL MANAGEMENT for more information.

Administration and ...

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