Governing Law and Regulations
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 ...