§ 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 - Industrial Hazardous Waste Management

  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • 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.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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
  • Environment: means any water, water vapor, any land including land surface or subsurface, air, fish, wildlife, biota and all other natural resources. See
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Hazardous waste: means a waste or combination of wastes, which because of its quantity, concentration, or physical, chemical or infectious characteristics may:

    a. See

  • Hazardous waste management: means the systematic control of the collection, source separation, storage, transportation, processing, treatment, recovery, and disposal of hazardous wastes. See
  • 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
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: when used in this article means any license duly issued by the superintendent pursuant to the provisions of article nine, nine-A, eleven-B, twelve-B, twelve-C, twelve-D or thirteen-B of this chapter or any registration certificate issued by the superintendent pursuant to the provisions of article twelve-D of this chapter. See N.Y. Banking Law 635
  • 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
  • Licensee: when used in this article means any person issued a license. See N.Y. Banking Law 635
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • 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
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Organization: shall mean a business entity, including but not limited to a corporation, trust, estate, partnership, cooperative, association, firm, club or society. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102
  • 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 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
  • Person: when used in this article means an individual, partnership, corporation, unincorporated association, joint stock association, trust or other group, however organized. See N.Y. Banking Law 635
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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