See: smart business guide to DEP regulations and requirements at NYC Dept of Environmental Conservation
Law: NYC Administrative Code (Search for Title 24, Chapter 6: Hazardous Substance Emergencies
Rules: Rules of the City of New York (Search for Title 15, Chapter 11: Hazardous Substances Emergency Response)
Summary: The Hazardous Substances Emergency Response Law or "Spill Bill" was originally enacted as Local Law 42 of 1987. It authorizes the NYC Dept of Environmental Protection to respond to emergencies caused by releases or threatened releases of hazardous substances into the environment. NYC DEP maintains a list of covered hazardous substances, and can hold parties financially responsible for the clean up efforts.
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