New York Solid Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New York Solid 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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Solid waste transporters:

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

Permits, fees, and operations: 6 NYCRR 364.1 to 364.6, and 6 NYCRR 484.1

Covering: ECL 27-0712

Transfer stations:

Permits: 6 NYCRR 360-11.2

Design: 6 NYCRR 360-11.3

Operations: 6 NYCRR 360-11.4

Regulatory Agency

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

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 solid waste guidelines with additional state solid waste regulations that include extensive requirements for permitting, siting, operation, and monitoring. See the state section SOLID WASTE for an overview of these requirements. In addition to the general requirements, there are requirements specific to solid waste transfer stations.

Waste transporters in New York must obtain a waste transporter permit.

Administration and enforcement. DEC's Bureau of Solid Waste, Reduction, and Recycling administers and enforces the solid waste rules in New York.

State Requirements


Permits, Fees, and Operations

6 NYCRR 364.1 to 364.6, and 6 NYCRR 484.1

Transporters of regulated wastes in New York are required to obtain a waste transporter permit. "Regulated waste" is defined as a solid waste that is raw sewage, septage, sludge from a sewage or water supply ...

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