§ 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 - Industrial Siting Hazardous Waste Facilities

  • 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.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • 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
  • Claimant: when used in this article, means a purchaser or holder of a New York instrument. See N.Y. Banking Law 653
  • Corporation: means the New York state environmental facilities corporation. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-1101
  • Department: shall mean the department of consumer and worker protection. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102
  • director: as used in this article includes any of the persons having, by law, the direction or management of the affairs of a corporation, by whatever name described. See N.Y. Banking Law 674
  • 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.
  • Federal insuring agency: when used in this article, means the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or the National Credit Union Administration. See N.Y. Banking Law 653
  • Fund: when used in this article, means the state transmitter of money insurance fund as provided for in this article. See N.Y. Banking Law 653
  • Holder: when used in this article, means a person, other than a purchaser, who is either (i) in possession of a New York instrument and is the named payee thereon, or (ii) in possession of a New York instrument issued or endorsed to him or bearer or in blank; provided, however, that no person who is in possession of a lost, stolen or forged New York instrument or who is in possession of a New York instrument by virtue of the fact that he is the surety on a bond required by subdivision one of section six hundred forty-three of this chapter or is a receiver or trustee, whether in bankruptcy or otherwise, for an uninsured transmitter of money shall be deemed a "holder" thereof. See N.Y. Banking Law 653
  • 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

  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: shall mean an authorization by the department of consumer and worker protection to carry on various activities within its jurisdiction, which may take the form of a license, permit, registration, certification or such other form as is designated under law, regulation or rule. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102
  • 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
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • New York instrument: means a money order, check, draft or other instrument or document for the transmission or payment of money, or which evidences an obligation for the transmission or payment of money, or which evidences the purchase or deposit of funds for the purchase of any such instrument or document, sold in New York, but shall not include a New York traveler's check. See N.Y. Banking Law 653
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • 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
  • Person: shall mean a natural person or an organization. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102
  • Purchaser: means a person who buys or has bought a New York instrument from an uninsured transmitter of money or agent thereof. See N.Y. Banking Law 653
  • 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
  • Transmitter of money: means a licensee, as such term is defined in subdivision two of section six hundred forty of this chapter, a bank, trust company, private banker, savings bank and savings and loan association, a credit union, foreign banking corporation licensed pursuant to article two of this chapter and any investment company which either directly or through agents transacts the business in this state of selling or issuing New York instruments. See N.Y. Banking Law 653
  • 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.
  • Uninsured transmitter of money: means a transmitter of money other than a banking organization, whose New York instruments are uninsured by a federal insuring agency. See N.Y. Banking Law 653