§ 27-1101 Definitions
§ 27-1102 Hazardous Waste Disposal Capacity Assurances and Statewide Hazardous Waste Facility Siting Plan
§ 27-1103 Criteria for Siting Industrial Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities
§ 27-1105 Siting Industrial Hazardous Waste Facilities
§ 27-1107 Powers of Municipalities
§ 27-1109 State Siting Requirements
§ 27-1111 Public Participation and Education
§ 27-1113 Community Advisory Committees
§ 27-1115 Aid to Local Governments

Terms Used In New York Laws > Environmental Conservation > Article 27 > Title 11

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Board: means a facility siting board constituted pursuant to the provisions of section 27-1105 of this title. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-1101
  • Corporation: means the New York state environmental facilities corporation. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-1101
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Disposal: means the abandonment, discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking or placing of any substance so that such substance or any related constituent thereof may enter the environment. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-1101
  • Environment: means any water, water vapor, any land including land surface or subsurface, air, fish, wildlife, biota and all other natural resources. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-1101
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Industrial hazardous waste: shall mean an industrial waste or combination of wastes, which because of its quantity, concentration, or physical, chemical or infectious characteristics may:

    a. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-1101

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Municipality: means any town, city, county or village. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-1101
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means any individual, public or private corporation, political subdivision, government agency, industry, partnership, association, firm, trust, estate or any other legal entity whatsoever. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-1101
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Storage: means the containment of hazardous waste, either on a temporary basis or for a period of years, in such a manner as not to constitute disposal of such hazardous waste. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-1101
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Treatment: means any method, technique, or process including neutralization, designed to change the physical, chemical or biological character or composition of any hazardous waste so as to neutralize such waste or as to render such waste nonhazardous, safer for transport, amenable for recovery, amenable for storage, or reduced in volume. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-1101
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.