Bag Waste Reduction Law

The law affects anyone required to collect New York State sales tax, bag manufacturers and consumers. Cities and counties are also involved. Under the law: cities and counties are authorized to adopt a five-cent paper carry-out bag reduction fee. This means that …

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DEC Proposes Regulations to Implement Ban on Polystyrene

(Just Now) The law does not apply in New York City because the city has a local polystyrene ban in place and meets the law's population threshold. Other local laws enacting a polystyrene ban are preempted by the state law, except any county law enacting a polystyrene ban providing environmental protection equal to or greater than the state law or

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DEE-5: Air Pollution Control Enforcement Policy

(5 days ago) Difference between Law and Legislation | Law vs Legislation

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Recycling and Composting

(Just Now) The law will ensure that every New Yorker will have the opportunity to recycle their electronic waste in an environmentally responsible manner. The following page provides detailed information about the Law, as well as the responsibilities of those affected by the Law. New York's Bottle Bill - Also known as the Returnable Container Act

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Heavy Duty Vehicles

(1 days ago) Idling Law Less idling time is good for the environment because it reduces air pollution and noise, improves fuel economy, and saves money for diesel operators and consumers. 6 NYCRR Subpart 217-3 (leaves DEC website) prohibits heavy-duty vehicles, including non-diesel and diesel trucks and buses with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of

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New York Hunting & Trapping Guide 2021-2022

(Just Now) Law Enforcement Hunter Ed Forest Rangers 1 Stony Brook University 50 Circle Rd. Stony Brook, NY 11790-3409 (631) 444-0310 (631) 444-0250 (631) 444-0255 (631) 444-0291 2 1 Hunters Pt. Plaza 47-40 21st St. Long Island City, NY 11101-5407 (718) 482-4922 (718) 482-4885 (631) 444-0255 (631) 444-0291 3 21 South Putt Corners Rd. New Paltz, NY 12561

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Guidance and Policy Documents

(3 days ago) Guidance and Policy Documents. Guidance documents provide interpretations of rules and regulations that form the basis of DEC enforcement. Most guidance documents offer details about how to comply, helping both the regulated community and DEC staff. DEC's guidance provides a uniform basis for compliance and enforcement across the state.

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(2 days ago) defined in subdivision thirty-six-a of section three of the alcoholic beverage control law. “Malt beverages” means any beverage obtained by the alcoholic fermentation or infusion or decoction of barley, malt, hops, or other wholesome grain or cereal and water including, but not limited to ale, stout or malt liquor.

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Model Sewer Use Law

(8 days ago) Model Sewer Use Law (Incorporating Federal Pretreatment Language) 1994 Revision Developed by NYSDEC an aid for those wishing to develop or revise their local laws. Introduction . This Model Sewer Use Law is intended to aid municipalities in developing or modifying their local

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Text of Nutrient Runoff Law

(2 days ago) The law below is presented as a quick reference tool. While it is believed to be accurate, it is not a certified copy of the law and therefore should not be relied upon for legal interpretation. The law as printed by Lawyers Cooperative Publishing, will continue to be the official source for legal purposes. Section 17-2101. Definitions. Section

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Adopted Part 350, Food Donation and Food Scraps Recycling

(6 days ago) The law takes effect on January 1, 2022 and requires large generators of food scraps to donate excess edible food and recycle all remaining food scraps if they are located within 25 miles of an organics recycler. Adopted Part 350 Rule Making Documents. Adopted Part 350 Regulatory Text (PDF)

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Legal Fact Sheet

(7 days ago) Federal law and New York state law provide ample liability protections for food donors and nonprofit recipients. The fact that research does not turn up any cases related to liability for food donation demonstrates the strength of liability protections under the Emerson Act. Liability protections for food donors and nonprofit recipients exist so

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Article 24, Freshwater Wetlands Act

(4 days ago) Environmental Conservation Law Reprinted May 1997 DAVID A. PATERSON, Governor ALEXANDER B. GRANNIS, Commissioner . ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW ARTICLE 24 Freshwater Wetlands Title 1. General provisions and public policy. (''24-0101-24-0107). 3. Freshwater wetlands studies; notification and maps. ('24-0301). 5.

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Lead-Acid Batteries

(2 days ago) It is illegal to dispose of the battery in your trash. If not properly handled, lead-acid batteries can leak contaminants into soil and water. Instead, you must take your dead battery for recycling to a retail store, distributor, or battery recycling facility. Retailers are required by law to accept used batteries from customers and

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Bag Waste Reduction Law: Information for Manufacturers and

(3 days ago) The law does not have a specific exemption for plastic bags used for the home delivery of groceries. If the plastic bag is provided by a supermarket, and the plastic bag is to be used by the customer to carry groceries, then the supermarket will no longer be able to package groceries in plastic bags for home delivery. However, the exemptions

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Mercury-Added Consumer Products Law

(1 days ago) Became a law July 12, 2004, with the approval of the Governor. Chapter 676, Laws of New York, 2005. An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to mercury-added consumer products. Became a law September 16, 2005, with the approval of the …

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Guidance on Chapter 85, Laws of 2010

(7 days ago) The law also applies to a school or day care center located at a college or university. The law does not apply to family day care centers, group family day care centers, school‐age child care programs, day care centers in the five boroughs of NYC. To find out if this new law applies to a specific

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Toxic Chemicals in Children's Products

(3 days ago) Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) Article 37 Title 9 establishes an ingredient disclosure program, and prohibits certain chemicals in children's products. ECL Article 37 instructs DEC to promulgate lists of chemicals of concern and high priority chemicals, which must be disclosed if present in children's products, by March 1, 2022.

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Civil Service Basics

(9 days ago) Civil Service Basics. Most positions working for New York State Government and almost all permanent positions with the Department of Environmental Conservation are covered by Civil Service Law. The following is basic information that will help applicants to understand the hiring process and take the mystery out of getting a job with New York State.

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DEC Announces New Regulations to Improve Food Scrap

(Just Now) The law and implementing regulations are a critical step in addressing contributors to climate change and assisting those in need by supporting the donation of quality food. The regulations require large generators of food scraps to donate wholesome food to the maximum extent practicable, helping New Yorkers struggling with food insecurity by

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New York State's Hazardous Packaging Law

(1 days ago) The law was intended to reduce the toxicity of this waste stream prior to disposal, without impeding the continued use of post-consumer materials in the production of packaging. In addition to New York, toxics in packaging legislation has now been adopted by nineteen states and various other countries including the European Union.

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NYS Postconsumer Paint Collection Program

(3 days ago) On December 16, 2019, the Governor signed the Postconsumer Paint Collection Program (leaves DEC website) into law. This legislation expands the Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) Article 27 by adding a new Title 20 requiring producers of architectural paint to implement a postconsumer paint collection and recycling program in accordance with a plan approved by the Department of …

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Forest Tax Law Certification Handbook

(Just Now) FOREST TAX LAW CERTIFICATION . PROCEDURE HANDBOOK . Introduction: Section 480-a of the Real Property Tax Law. provides for a partial tax relief on forest land dedicated to forest crop production. It is the responsibility of the Department of Environmental Conservation to certify eligible tracts of land under the law.

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Sample Local Law for Stormwater Managemenr and Erosion …

(1 days ago) Sample Local Law for Stormwater Management and Erosion & Sediment Control (Revised 3/06) This model local law is intended to be a guidance tool for communities that are subject to the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Phase II stormwater management requirements of the …

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Public Fishing Rights and the Landowner

(Just Now) Public fishing rights is a win-win for both the landowner and the angler. Landowners maintain ownership and use of the land. Anglers gain access to productive fishing areas that are otherwise inaccessible. If you think you may be interested in finding out more abut the sale of fishing rights to the State, please fill out the PFR Information

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NYS Food Donation and Food Scraps Recycling Law Guidance

(3 days ago) This law intends to benefit the organics recycling industry as a whole by creating new opportunities for recycling organic materials. Specifically for transporters, this creates potential business opportu-nities as generators will be required to utilize food scraps transporters to meet the requirements of the law.

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Preparing for the NYS Food Donation & Food Scraps

(8 days ago) DFSG must comply with requirements of law by January 1, 2022. List denotes if DFSG is required to donate OR donate and recycle. 8 Designated Food Scraps Generator Metrics Food Industry Sector Minimum # of Employees To Generate A Minimum of 2 tons/week of wasted food

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(6 days ago) of the Environmental Conservation Law (ECL). Project owners should contact NYSDEC’s Regional Division of Environmental Permits early in the site planning process to discuss the requirements for meeting permit issuance standards. Following the New York State Standards and …

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Mined Land Reclamation Permit

(9 days ago) Mined Land Reclamation Law Declaration of Policy (§23-2703) The legislature hereby declares that it is the policy of this state to foster and encourage the development of an economically sound and stable mining industry, and the orderly development of domestic mineral resources and reserves necessary to assure satisfaction of economic needs

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Accessing & Navigating Waterways

(2 days ago) This is a summary of the rights of navigation laws in NYS. See the full Public Rights of Navigation and Fishing policy here. If you are using a boat or canoe, you have the right to navigate tidal waterways, that are publicly or privately owned, regardless of whether they are posted. Tidal waterways

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Mercury-Added Consumer Law and the Healthcare Industry

(1 days ago) The Law prohibits mercury-added consumer products from being disposed as normal trash, unless they are segregated and separately delivered to a permitted solid or hazardous waste treatment, storage or disposal facility. The Law further prohibits the incineration of mercury-added consumer products.

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NYS Education Law, Title 1, Article 9, Section 409-H

(5 days ago) EXCERPT FROM NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION LAW, TITLE 1, ARTICLE 9, SECTION 409-H REQUIREMENTS FOR NOTIFICATION OF PESTICIDE APPLICATION [SOURCE: NYS EDUCATION DEPARTMENT 2/7/2008] § 409-h. Requirements for notification of pesticide applications. 1. For purposes of this section the following terms shall have the meanings set forth below:

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(8 days ago) Spillers are required under state law and under certain local and federal laws to report spills. These various requirements, summarized in Exhibit 1.1-1, often overlap; that is, a particular spill might be required to be reported under several laws or regulations and to several authorities.

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