S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
March 17, 2010
Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to
covering putrescible and non-putrescible waste transported by rail
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 27-0712 of the environmental
conservation law, as added by chapter 402 of the laws of 1989, is
amended to read as follows:
2. A municipality or any individual, firm or corporation acting on its
behalf or any other individual, firm or corporation shall not cause or
permit any solid waste to be transported on any vehicle, barge, ship, or
scow unless the solid waste on the vehicle, barge, ship, or scow is
covered PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT PUTRESCIBLE WASTE TRANSPORTED BY RAIL
SHALL BE COVERED WITH SEALING HARD LIDS AND NON-PUTRESCIBLE WASTE
SHIPPED BY RAIL SHALL BE SECURELY FASTENED WITH HARD TARPING.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.