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Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
6 NYCRR Part 200, General Provisions

Pursuant to Environmental Conservation Law, Sections 3-0301, 19-0301, and 19-0303, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation hereby gives notice of the following:

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF RULE on July 6, 2006, to be effective August 9, 2006, amendments to 6 NYCRR Part 200, General Provisions.

The adoption of this rule is intended to bring the Department of Environmental Conservation's list of exempt volatile exempt compounds in line with the list promulgated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency at 40 CFR 51.100(s).

For further information, contact:

John D. Barnes, P.E.
NYSDEC, Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-3251
(518) 402-8396
E-mail 200tbac@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Notice Of Adoption

Amendments to 6 NYCRR Parts 370, 371, 372, 373 and Appendix 30:
Hazardous Waste Manifest Regulations


Notice is hereby given that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Department), pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law, has adopted amendments to Parts 370, 371, 372, 373 and Appendix 30 of Title 6 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules and Regulations (6 NYCRR) of the State of New York, to change the hazardous waste manifest regulations.

This rulemaking will amend the Part 370 Series hazardous waste management regulations to incorporate mandated federal changes published in the March 4, 2005 and June 16, 2005 Federal Registers regarding the Hazardous Waste Manifest Program. Specifically, the hazardous waste manifest form has been revised by the Federal Government and this revised form must be used starting on September 5, 2006. Other changes to improve and modernize hazardous waste tracking adopted by the federal government are also adopted by the State. In addition to the federally required changes, the State has revised the regulations in a number of other areas to clarify or improve the management of the hazardous waste manifest program.

For additional information, please contact Deborah Aldrich, NYSDEC, Division of Solid & Hazardous Materials, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7250 or e-mail hwregs@gw.dec.state.ny.us.

The amendments can be found on the Department's web site at www.dec.state.ny.us.