See: composting in NYC; composting of organic waste 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, Part 360, Subpart 360-5:Composting Facilities) Regulations also posted at NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation
Summary: The NY State Environmental Conservation Law governs the siting and operation of solid waste management and resource recovery facilities in the state, including composting and other organic waste processing (OWP) facilities. The NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation regulates the construction and operation composting and OWP facilities through permitting, testing, recordkeeping, and reporting requirements for each facility, and mandatory processing standards to minimize contamination and odor generation, eliminate pathogens, and produce a mature product.
ny state biosolids facilities and processing law
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