senate Bill S4616

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the uniform treatment of waste from the exploration, development, extraction, or production of crude oil or natural gas

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 06, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
Apr 13, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

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S4616 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7013
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §27-0903, En Con L

S4616 - Summary

Relates to the uniform treatment of waste from the exploration, development, extraction, or production of crude oil or natural gas.

S4616 - Sponsor Memo

S4616 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4616

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 13, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- 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  the
  uniform treatment of waste

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Section 27-0903 of the environmental conservation  law  is
amended by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4.  UNIFORM TREATMENT OF WASTE.  ALL WASTE RESULTING FROM THE EXPLORA-
TION, DEVELOPMENT, EXTRACTION OR PRODUCTION OF CRUDE OIL OR NATURAL GAS,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DRILLING FLUIDS AND PRODUCED WATERS,  SHALL
BE CONSIDERED HAZARDOUS WASTE UNDER THE LAW OF THIS STATE AND SUBJECT TO
ALL   PERTINENT  GENERATION,  TRANSPORTATION,  TREATMENT,  STORAGE,  AND
DISPOSAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS, IF SUCH WASTE  MEETS  THE  DEFINITION  OF
HAZARDOUS  WASTE  SET  FORTH  IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION 27-0901 OF
THIS CHAPTER. WITHIN SIX MONTHS FROM THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVI-
SION, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL MAKE ALL NECESSARY CHANGES TO BRING ITS REGU-
LATIONS INTO COMPLIANCE WITH THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10766-01-1

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