New York Consolidated Laws, Environmental Conservation Law - ENV § 27-0909. Standards applicable to transporters of hazardous waste

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Not later than eighteen months after the effective date of this title, and after consultation and coordination with the commissioner of transportation, and after opportunity for public hearings, the commissioner shall promulgate regulations establishing such standards which shall be applicable to transporters of hazardous waste identified or listed under this title, as may be necessary to protect human health and the environment.  Such standards shall include but need not be limited to requirements respecting:

1. Recordkeeping practices that accurately identify the hazardous wastes transported, and their sources and delivery points;

2. Transportation and storage of such waste only if properly labeled;

3. Compliance with the manifest system established under section 27-0905 of this title;

4. Transportation of all such hazardous waste only to the hazardous waste treatment, storage, or disposal facility or facilities which are designated on the manifest form, a copy of which shall be presented to the generator prior to transportation, and which either hold operation permits issued under this article, are a permittee under the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of nineteen hundred seventy-six or any amendments thereof,  1 or are otherwise duly authorized to accept hazardous waste;  and

5. Requirement of a bond to meet all responsibilities in case of release of hazardous wastes causing damage as a condition to the issuance of a permit to a transporter required by this title.

6. No vehicle, vehicle container, holding tank or other equipment used to transport hazardous waste shall be used in transporting any item intended for human or animal consumption unless such waste and its residue have been completely removed.  The commissioner shall promulgate regulations establishing such minimum standards and procedures necessary to insure proper cleaning and removal of hazardous waste and its residue from such equipment.

1 42 USCA § 6901 et seq.

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