§ 27-0900 Applicability
§ 27-0901 Definitions
§ 27-0903 Identification and Listing of Hazardous Waste
§ 27-0905 Manifest System
§ 27-0907 Standards Applicable to Generators of Hazardous Waste
§ 27-0908 Hazardous Waste Reduction Plans
§ 27-0909 Standards Applicable to Transporters of Hazardous Waste
§ 27-0910 Standards Applicable to Marketers of Hazardous Waste Fuel
§ 27-0911 Standards Applicable to Owners and Operators of Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities
§ 27-0912 Land Disposal of Hazardous Waste
§ 27-0913 Permits and Registrations for Storage, Transportation, Treatment, or Disposal of Hazardous Wastes
§ 27-0914 Unauthorized Possession, Disposal and Dealing in Hazardous Wastes
§ 27-0915 Inspections and General Reporting
§ 27-0916 Department Authority for Cleanups
§ 27-0917 Financial Requirements for Hazardous Waste Facilities
§ 27-0918 Closure and Post-Closure Plans
§ 27-0919 Proprietary Information
§ 27-0920 Reports
§ 27-0921 Short-Term Management
§ 27-0922 Prohibitions
§ 27-0923 Special Assessments On Hazardous Wastes Generated
§ 27-0924 Hazardous Materials Enforcement Training Program
§ 27-0925 Local Assessments On Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities
§ 27-0926 Use and Recycling of Elemental Mercury and Dental Amalgam by Dentists

Terms Used In New York Laws > Environmental Conservation > Article 27 > Title 9

  • 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.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • 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 27-0901
  • 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 27-0901
  • 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
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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.
  • Hazardous waste: means a 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 27-0901

  • Hazardous waste management: means the systematic control of the collection, source separation, storage, transportation, processing, treatment, recovery, and disposal of hazardous wastes. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-0901
  • 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.
  • Landfill: means a disposal facility or part of a facility where solid waste, including hazardous waste, is placed in or on land, and which is not a land treatment facility, a surface impoundment, or an injection well. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-0901
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Manifest: means the form used for identifying the quantity, composition, and the origin, routing, and destination of hazardous waste during its transportation from the point of generation to the point of disposal, treatment, or storage. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-0901
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Person: means an individual, trust, firm, joint stock company, corporation (including a government corporation), partnership, association, state, federal government and any agency thereof, municipality, commission, political subdivision of a state, or any interstate body. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-0901
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Resource recovery: means any method, technique, or process utilized to separate, process, modify, convert, treat or otherwise prepare hazardous waste so that the component materials or substances thereof may be beneficially used or reused as raw materials, exclusive of useable energy. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-0901
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • 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 27-0901
  • Transport: means the movement of hazardous waste from the point of generation to any intermediate points and finally to the point of ultimate storage or disposal. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-0901
  • 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 27-0901
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Waste: means any garbage, refuse, sludge from a waste treatment plant, water supply treatment plant, or air pollution control facility, and other discarded material, including solid, liquid, semisolid, or contained gaseous material resulting from industrial, commercial, mining and agricultural operations and from community activities, but does not include solid or dissolved material in domestic sewage, or solid or dissolved materials in irrigation return flows or industrial discharges which are point sources subject to permits under section four hundred two of the federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended (86 Stat. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-0901