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Quality Services: Solid Wastes, Part 361: Siting of Industrial Hazardous Waste Facilities (New York)

Fed. Government
Investor-Owned Utility
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Program Info
New York
Program Type 
Siting and Permitting
NY Department of Environmental Conservation

These regulations describe the siting of new industrial hazardous waste facilities located wholly or partially within the State. Industrial hazardous waste facilities are defined as facilities used for the purpose of treating, storing, compacting, recycling, exchanging or disposing of industrial hazardous waste materials, including treatment, compacting, resource recovery or disposal plants, equipment and furnishings thereof used for the storage, treatment, compacting, composting, shredding, converting, utilization, processing, or final disposal of hazardous waste, including but not limited to mechanical, chemical or thermal processing systems, incinerators, sanitary landfills, and other facilities for the storage, reduction or conversion of hazardous waste. All proposed facilities will be reviewed by a facility siting board with regards to specific land use, environmental, and health-relevant criteria, as described in this section.