senate Bill S437

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting the acceptance of high volume hydraulic fracturing wastewater from oil or natural gas extraction activities at wastewater treatment facilities and solid waste management facilities

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Jan 09, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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S437 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A101
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§17-1905 & 27-0703, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5412, A7497
2015-2016: S340, A130
2017-2018: S98, A302

S437 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to prohibiting the acceptance of high volume hydraulic fracturing wastewater from oil or natural gas extraction activities at wastewater treatment facilities and solid waste management facilities.

S437 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S437 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   437

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, ADDABBO, CARLUCCI, KRUEGER, MAYER, RIVERA,
  SEPULVEDA, SERRANO -- 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
  banning  the acceptance of high volume hydraulic fracturing wastewater
  from oil or natural gas extraction at wastewater treatment  facilities
  and solid waste management facilities

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4  of  section  17-1905  of  the  environmental
conservation  law  is  amended  by  adding  a new paragraph f to read as
follows:
  F. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ADOPT REGULATIONS PROHIBITING THE INTRODUCTION
OF HIGH VOLUME HYDRAULIC  FRACTURING  WASTE  FROM  OIL  OR  NATURAL  GAS
EXTRACTION  INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FLOWBACK WATER AND PRODUCTION
WATER OR BRINE INTO ANY WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY WITHIN THE STATE.
  § 2. Section 27-0703 of the environmental conservation law is  amended
by adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7.  THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ADOPT REGULATIONS PROHIBITING THE DISPOSAL OF
HIGH  VOLUME  HYDRAULIC  FRACTURING  WASTE  FROM  OIL  OR  NATURAL   GAS
EXTRACTION FROM BEING DEPOSITED IN A SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITY.
  § 3. 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.
                                                           LBD00410-01-9

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