New York TSDF Permits regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New York TSDF Permits: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Treatment, storage, and disposal (TSDF) permit rules: 6 New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR) 373-1.1 to 373-1.11

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TSDF hazardous waste management fees: 6 NYCRR 481, 6 NYCRR 483, Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) 27-0923, and ECL 72-0402.2

Remedial action plan rules: 6 NYCRR 373-1.11

Permit processing procedures: ECL 70-0101 to 70-0121, 6 NYCRR 621, and 6 NYCRR 373-1.10

Permit application process and conditions:

Permit exemptions: 6 NYCRR 373-1.1(d)(1)

State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQR): 6 NYCRR 617 and 6 NYCRR 618

Uniform Procedures Act, ECL 70-0101 to 70-0121 and regulations at 6 NYCRR 621

Permit duration: 6 NYCRR 373-1.8(a)

Certificate of environmental safety and public necessity rules: 6 NYCRR 361

Permit modifications: 6 NYCRR 373-1.7

Minor permit modifications: 6 NYCRR 373-1.7(c)

Major permit modifications: 6 NYCRR 373-1.7(d)


Annual waste management fee: ECL 72-0402.2 and 6 NYCRR 483.1(b)

Hazardous waste remedial fund fee: ECL 27-0923(2)

Regulatory Agencies

New York State 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

New York Department of Taxation and Finance

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 permit rules for hazardous waste TSDFs include the federal regulations, including those for remedial action plans (RAPs), and added additional permit application standards, permit exemptions, permit modification requirements, and fees. The state has not adopted the federal provisions ...

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