New York Manifests regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New York Manifests : What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Generators: 6 New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR) 372.1, 6 NYCRR 372.2, and 6 NYCRR 372.6

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Transporters: 6 NYCRR 372.1, 6 NYCRR 372.3, and 6 NYCRR 372.6

Treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): 6 NYCRR 372.1, 6 NYCRR 373-2.5, and 6 NYCRR 373-3.5 (interim status)

International shipments and imports: 6 NYCRR 372.5


Distribution of the manifest: 6 NYCRR 372.2(b)(3)(iii)

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

Reclamation exemption for small quantity generators (SQGs): 6 NYCRR 372.2(b)(7) and 6 NYCRR 373-2.5(b)(1)(viii)

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

Prohibitions: 6 NYCRR 372.2(b)(5)


During transport: 6 NYCRR 372.3(b)(2)

Prohibitions: 6 NYCRR 372.3(b)(6)


Receiving shipments: 6 NYCRR 373-2.5(b)

Unmanifested waste report: 6 NYCRR 373-2.5(b)(3)(ii)

Shipments by rail or water (bulk):

Generators: 6 NYCRR 372.7(b)

Transporter shipments solely by water: 6 NYCRR 372.7(c)

TSDFs: 6 NYCRR 372.7(d)

Regulatory Agency

New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Office of Remediation and Materials Management Division of Solid and Hazardous Materials Bureau of Hazardous Waste Regulation 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. EPA requires New York (and all states) to use the federal form of manifest: the standardized Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest (EPA Form 8700-22) and its continuation sheet (EPA Form 8700-22A). These forms replaced the New York Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest and its continuation sheet, which could no longer be used as of September 2006. The state has revised its ...

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