New York Hazardous Waste Treatment regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New York Hazardous Waste Treatment: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste container requirements: 6 New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR) 373-2.9 and 6 NYCRR 373-3.9 (interim status)

For a Limited Time receive a FREE EHS Report "Recordkeeping for EHS Managers." This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard. Download Now

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

Hazardous waste surface impoundment requirements: 6 NYCRR 373-2.11 and 6 NYCRR 373-3.11 (interim status)

Hazardous waste land treatment facility rules: 6 NYCRR 373-2.13 and 6 NYCRR 373-3.13 (interim status)

Hazardous waste incineration rules: 6 NYCRR 373-2.15 and 6 NYCRR 373-3.15 (interim status)

Thermal treatment rules: 6 NYCRR 373-3.16

Hazardous waste treatment facility rules: 6 NYCRR 373-2 and 6 NYCRR 373-3 (interim status)

Chemical, physical, and biological treatment rules: 6 NYCRR 373-3.17

Neutralization unit permit exemption: 6 NYCRR 373-1.1(d)(1)(xii)

Hazardous waste treatment facility permit rules: 6 NYCRR 373-1

Hazardous waste treatment facility fees: 6 NYCRR 483.1(b), New York Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) 27-0923, and ECL 72-0402.2

On-site treatment by generators: 6 NYCRR 373-1.1(d)(1)(ix)

Regulatory Agency

New York State 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's hazardous waste treatment rules include the federal requirements and the state's rules, which apply to: facility permit application process and fees; treatment facility design, construction, and operation; elementary neutralization unit permit exemption; and on-site treatment by generators.

New York encourages ...

Read more about Hazardous Waste Treatment