senate Bill S7880B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits the incineration of aqueous film-forming foam containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in certain cities

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.105
substituted for a9952b
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 08, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.719
Jun 06, 2020 print number 7880b
Jun 06, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
May 21, 2020 print number 7880a
May 21, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Feb 28, 2020 referred to environmental conservation

S7880 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9952
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation

S7880 - Summary

Prohibits the incineration of aqueous film-forming foam containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in certain cities.

S7880 - Sponsor Memo

S7880 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7880

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- 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 incineration of aqueous film-forming foam and associ-
  ated perfluorocarbon components

  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 27-0927 to read as follows:
§ 27-0927. INCINERATION OF  AQUEOUS  FILM-FORMING  FOAM  AND  ASSOCIATED
             PERFLUOROCARBON COMPONENTS PROHIBITED.
  1.  NO  PERSON,  PARTNERSHIP,  LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, CORPORATION,
JOINT VENTURE, ASSOCIATION, GOVERNMENT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL ENTITY OR ANY
AGENCY OR EMPLOYEE THEREOF SHALL CAUSE ANY OBJECT OR SUBSTANCE  CONTAIN-
ING  AQUEOUS FILM-FORMING FOAM AND ASSOCIATED PERFLUOROCARBON COMPONENTS
TO BE INCINERATED ANYWHERE IN THE STATE. THE COMMISSIONER MAY PROMULGATE
ANY RULES OR REGULATIONS HE OR SHE MAY DEEM NECESSARY IN ORDER TO  CARRY
OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  2.  FOR  THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION "INCINERATION" SHALL INCLUDE BUT
IS NOT LIMITED TO BURNING, COMBUSTION, PYROLYSIS, GASIFICATION,  THERMAL
OXIDATION   (INCLUDING   FLAMELESS   AND   REGENERATIVE),  ACID-RECOVERY
FURNACE/OXIDIZER, ORE ROASTER, CEMENT KILN, LIGHTWEIGHT AGGREGATE  KILN,
INDUSTRIAL  FURNACE,  BOILER,  PROCESS HEATER. THIS PROHIBITION DOES NOT
APPLY TO NON-COMBUSTION PROCESSES USING HIGH TEMPERATURE  AND  PRESSURES
COUPLED WITH WATER INCLUDING HYDROTHERMAL OXIDIZATION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15624-01-0

S7880A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9952
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation

S7880A - Summary

Prohibits the incineration of aqueous film-forming foam containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in certain cities.

S7880A - Sponsor Memo

S7880A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7880--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  prohibiting the incineration of aqueous film-forming  foam  containing
  perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances

  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 27-0927 to read as follows:
§ 27-0927. INCINERATION OF AQUEOUS FILM-FORMING FOAM CONTAINING PERFLUO-
             ROALKYL AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES PROHIBITED.
  1.  THE  DISPOSAL  BY  INCINERATION  OF AQUEOUS FILM-FORMING FOAM THAT
CONTAINS PERFLUOROALKYL AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES SHALL BE  PROHIB-
ITED IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK. THE COMMISSIONER MAY PROMULGATE ANY RULES
OR  REGULATIONS  HE  OR SHE MAY DEEM NECESSARY IN ORDER TO CARRY OUT THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) "INCINERATION" INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO BURNING, COMBUSTION,
PYROLYSIS, GASIFICATION,  THERMAL  OXIDATION  (INCLUDING  FLAMELESS  AND
REGENERATIVE), ACID RECOVERY FURNACE/OXIDIZER, ORE ROASTER, CEMENT KILN,
LIGHTWEIGHT AGGREGATE KILN, INDUSTRIAL FURNACE, BOILER AND PROCESS HEAT-
ER; AND
  (B)  "PERFLUOROALKYL  AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES" MEANS A CLASS OF
FLUORINATED ORGANIC CHEMICALS CONTAINING AT LEAST ONE FULLY  FLUORINATED
CARBON ATOM.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15624-05-0

S7880B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9952
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation

S7880B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the incineration of aqueous film-forming foam containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in certain cities.

S7880B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7880B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7880--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  prohibiting  the  incineration  of  aqueous  film-forming  foam
  containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl  substances  in  certain
  cities

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

  Section 1. 1. The disposal by  incineration  of  aqueous  film-forming
foam  that  contains perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances shall
be prohibited in a city with an environmental justice area designated by
the department of environmental conservation and  a  population  of  not
less  than  sixteen  thousand and not more than seventeen thousand based
upon the two thousand ten federal census. The commissioner  of  environ-
mental  conservation  may  promulgate any rules or regulations he or she
may deem necessary in order to carry out the provisions of this act.
  2. For the purposes of this act:
  (a) "incineration" includes but is not limited to burning, combustion,
pyrolysis, gasification,  thermal  oxidation  (including  flameless  and
regenerative), acid recovery furnace/oxidizer, ore roaster, cement kiln,
lightweight aggregate kiln, industrial furnace, boiler and process heat-
er; and
  (b)  "perfluoroalkyl  and polyfluoroalkyl substances" means a class of
fluorinated organic chemicals containing at least one fully  fluorinated
carbon atom.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15624-07-0

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