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Crematory Operator Training Program - Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Section 1: Air Pollution Control Requirements

Overview of Air Pollution Control in New York

Regulation of Crematory Operations
Are crematory operators required to receive training and certification?

Crematory Emission Standards

NYCRR Subpart 219-5 & 219-6: Older Crematories
6 NYCRR Subpart 219-4: Newer Crematories
Who does this regulation apply to?
What Pollutant is regulated?
Does my cremation unit have to meet certain design requirements?
Are there operating requirements too?
How do I know if my emissions are meeting standards on a regular basis?
Are certain materials/wastes prohibited?
Will my stack have to be tested to show compliance with standards?
NYSDEC Air Registration/Permit Program
NYSDEC Regional Map
Annual Regulatory Fees
Does the NYSDEC require any reporting on a regular schedule?

Section 2: Annual Inspection and Reporting

Annual Inspection
Annual Report Format
Annual Report Instructions
Subpart 219-4 Crematory Operation Annual Report Form

Section 3: NYSDEC Regional Contact Information


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