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NY State Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery Facilities Law

See: solid waste management facilities leaving NYCWasteLess at NY State Dept of Environmental Conservation

Law: Laws of NY State leaving NYCWasteLess (Search for Environmental Conservation Law (ENV), Article 27, Title 7: Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery Facilities)

Regulations: NY Codes, Rules and Regulations leaving NYCWasteLess (Search for Title 6, Part 360: Solid Waste Management Facilities) Regulations also posted at NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation leaving NYCWasteLess laws

Summary: The NY State Environmental Conservation Law governs the siting and operation of solid waste management and resource recovery facilities in the state including landfills, transfer stations and processing facilities. Material types covered by these regulations include municipal solid waste, construction and demolition waste, recovered resources, and other waste streams whose facilities are not otherwise regulated by the NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation. Each type of facility has specific requirements for construction, operation, recordkeeping and reporting activities. All facilities are subject to permitting, inspection, and enforcement.

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