See: motor oil info for residents; takeback info for businesses: motor oil; used oil at NY State Dept of Environmental Conservation
Law: Laws of NY State (Search for Environmental Conservation Law (ENV), Article 23, Title 23: Rerefining of Used Oil)
Regulations: NY Codes, Rules and Regulations (Search for Title 6, Part 360, Subpart 360-14:Used Oil and Part 374, Subpart 374-2: Standards For The Management Of Used Oil) Regulations also posted at NYS Dept of Conservation
Summary: The NY State Environmental Conservation Law directs the proper handling, recycling and disposal of used oil, which includes any oil or lubricant product refined from crude or synthetic oil, including motor oil. Used oil is prohibited from disposal by the public. Most service stations and certain retailers are required to accept used oil from the public. The NY State Dept of Environmental Conservation regulates generators, transporters, processors, refiners, energy recovery, and transfer facilities that handle used oil. NYSDEC also provides standards for the marketing of used oil as a fuel. The State's regulations are based in large part on the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act management standards for used oil.
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