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New Hearing Notices for ENB Issue 6/30/2021

New Permit Hearing Notices for June 30, 2021: None

New Rulemaking Hearing Notices for June 30, 2021: One

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - 6 NYCRR Part 368 Product Stewardship and Product Labeling

Notice is hereby given that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) filed a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking with the New York State Department of State to repeal and replace Part 368. The proposed rule repeals and replaces the existing regulations for Recycling Emblems, develops new regulations for mercury-added consumer product labeling and develops new regulations for the existing Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act (EERRA).

The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking is available in the June 30, 2021 issue of the State Register. Written public comments will be accepted by the NYS DEC through September 15, 2021.

Availability of Documents for Review:

Information concerning the review process, the proposed rulemaking, and supporting rulemaking documents can be accessed from NYS DEC's rulemaking web site at:

These documents may also be inspected at NYS DEC, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233. Please call Rebecca Vaughan for an appointment at (518) 402-8678 or email at

Written Comments:

The public is invited to submit written comments on the proposed rulemaking through September 15, 2021. Written comments can be submitted as follows:

1) By email to Please include "Comments on Proposed Part 368" in the subject line of the email; or
2) By mail to the NYS DEC - Product Stewardship and Waste Reduction Section, Division of Materials Management, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7253.

Public Comment Hearing:

Two public comment hearings for the proposed rule will be held before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) electronically via the Webex Events platform as follows. The electronic format is reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility:

Date: Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: electronically via Webex Events

Date: Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: electronically via Webex Events

Instructions on how to "join" the hearings, how to provide an oral statement, and how to register for the hearing may be accessed at the proposed regulations webpage for Part 368 at:

Persons who wish to receive the instructions by mail or telephone may call NYS DEC at (518) 402-9003. Please provide your first and last name, address, and telephone number and reference the Part 368 public comment hearing.

NYS DEC will provide interpreter services for hearing impaired persons, and language interpreter services for individuals with difficulty understanding or reading English, at no charge upon written request submitted no later than Wednesday, August 18, 2021. The written request must be addressed to ALJ Olivieri, NYS DEC Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, 625 Broadway, 1st Floor, Albany, NY 12233-1550 or emailed to ALJ Olivieri at

Contact: Rebecca Vaughan, NYS DEC - Division of Materials Management, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233, E-mail:

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