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Review and Approval Process of a Local Solid Waste Management Plan (LSWMP)

Review Process

Planning Unit:

• Submits a draft LSWMP to the Department.

DEC:

• Reviews the draft LSWMP to determine whether it effectively addresses all matters required by 6 NYCRR 360-15.9.
• Makes comments, identify the matters in which the draft LSWMP is deficient, and sends an official comment letter to the planning unit.

Planning Unit:

• Addresses the comments and improves the LSWMP. More than one round of comments and revisions may occur to the draft LSWMP.


Adoption of LSWMP

DEC:

• Notifies the planning unit of its intent to approve the plan, once the draft LSWMP addresses all the elements required by 6 NYCRR 360-15.9.

Planning Unit:

• Releases the draft LSWMP for public comment.
• Responds to comments, makes changes as necessary, and submits the draft LSWMP to the Department for review and approval.

DEC:

• Responds to changes as appropriate. More than one round of public comments and revisions may occur to the draft LSWMP.

Planning Unit:

• Issues a formal resolution of adoption and implementation of the LSWMP.

Local SWM Plan Compliance


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