See: the basics of biosolids at NY State Dept of Environmental Conservation
Law: Laws of NY State (Search for Environmental Conservation Law (ENV), Article 27, Title 7: Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery Facilities)
Regulations: NY Codes, Rules and Regulations (Search for Title 6, Chapter IV, Part 360, Subpart 360-4 Land Application and Associated Storage Facilities) Regulations also posted at NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation
Summary: NY State Dept of Environmental Conservation regulates the direct land application of Class B biosolids. Biosolids land application facilities have specific permitting requirements, and operational and facilities standards including pollution limits, monitoring, record keeping and reporting requirements, and pathogen and vector attraction reduction criteria. Additional biosolids management and processing requirements to turn biosolids into products for use as soil amendment are covered in the NY State composting facilities regulations.
federal biosolids regulations
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