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Monday January 27, 2020
Contact  Kayla Montanye, NYS DEC - Division of Materials Management
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7253, Phone: (518) 402-8706, E-mail: plasticbags@dec.ny.gov.

Notice is hereby given that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) is proposing a new 6 NYCRR Part 351 Plastic Bag Reduction, Reuse, and Recycling. The proposed rule sets forth the requirements of Titles 27 and 28 of Article 27 of the Environmental Conservation Law with respect to the prohibition on the distribution of film plastic bags; allowable reusable bags; and the recycling of film plastic by stores. The regulations also address the related requirements for manufacturers. This rule making is referred to as Part 351.

Public Hearing:

A legislative public hearing to receive public comment on the proposed rule will be held as follows:

Date: Monday, January 27, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m.
625 Broadway 
Albany NY 12233 Room 129

The public is invited to submit written comments on the proposed Part 351 rulemaking through Monday, February 3, 2020. Written comments can be submitted by:

  1. E-mail to plasticbags@dec.ny.gov and please write "Comments on Proposed Part 351" in the subject line of the email; or 
  2. Mail to Kayla Montanye, NYS DEC - Division of Materials Management, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7253


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