Regulations Updates

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Nov

2017

New 6NYCRR Part 363 Landfill Regulations Include Emerging Contaminants

The recently adopted revisions to the Part 360 solid waste management facilities regulations now include requirements for monitoring per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS) and 1,4-Dioxane as part of the facility environmental monitoring plan.
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Oct

2017

Summary of Transition Rules/Implementation of the Revised Solid Waste Regulations

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (the “Department”) has finalized the revisions to the State’s Solid Waste Regulations. The revised Regulations will go into effect November 4, 2017. 
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Oct

2017

Environmental Protection Agency hosting webinar on brownfield grant application

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced brownfield grants, which may be used to address sites contaminated by petroleum and hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants (including hazardous substances co-mingled with petroleum). The proposal submission deadline is November 16, 2017. 
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Sep

2017

Revised SPDES Multi-Sector General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Industrial Activity scheduled to take effect on October 1, 2017

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) is introducing a new SPDES Multi-Sector General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Industry Activity (MSGP) (GP-0-17-004).
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Jul

2016

Operator Training Requirement Deadline Fast Approaching for Underground Storage Tank Operators in NYS

Deadline is October 11, 2016

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) adopted amendments to update and revise the Petroleum Bulk Storage (PBS), Chemical Bulk Storage (CBS), and Used Oil Management regulations effective October 11, 2015.  Under federal and state law, operators of certain underground storage tank (UST) systems with capacities greater than 110 gallons must be trained in how to keep the USTs in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements. Facilities with these tanks must register the names and authorization numbers of their Class A and Class B Operators with NYSDEC no later than October 11, 2016. To become authorized, these Operators must be trained and must pass a DEC-administered exam that demonstrates their competence to operate these tank systems. As described below, DEC is offering the authorization exam online. 
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