S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
May 10, 2013
Introduced by Sen. TKACZYK -- 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
prohibiting the importation of any waste product or byproduct from
hydraulic fracturing operations
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 23-1712 to read as follows:
S 23-1712. PROHIBITION ON THE IMPORTATION OF HYDRAULIC FRACTURING WASTE
PRODUCTS OR BYPRODUCTS.
NO PERSON, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP OR CORPORATION SHALL IMPORT FOR DISPOSAL
PURPOSES ANY WASTE PRODUCT THAT RESULTS FROM HYDRAULIC FRACTURING OR
WASTE BYPRODUCT THAT RESULTS FROM HYDRAULIC FRACTURING OPERATIONS INTO
NEW YORK STATE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO HYDRAULIC FRACTURING WASTE
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.