assembly Bill A9495

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to advanced recycling and advanced recycling facilities

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Mar 07, 2022 referred to environmental conservation

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A9495 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7891
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§27-0303, 27-0701 & 27-0707, En Con L

A9495 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to advanced recycling and advanced recycling facilities.

A9495 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9495
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 7, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. HYNDMAN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   advanced recycling and advanced recycling facilities
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 7 of section  27-0303  of  the  environ-
 mental  conservation law, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 671 of the
 laws of 1986, and subdivision 7 as added by chapter 592 of the  laws  of
 1981, are amended to read as follows:
   1.  "Disposal"  means  the abandonment, discharge, deposit, injection,
 dumping, spilling, leaking or placing of  any  substance  so  that  such
 substance  or any related constituent thereof may enter the environment.
 Disposal also means the thermal destruction of waste or hazardous  waste
 and  the  burning  of  such wastes as fuel for the purpose of recovering
 useable energy, BUT DOES INCLUDE THE CONVERSION OF POST-USE POLYMERS AND
 RECOVERED FEEDSTOCKS AT AN ADVANCED RECYCLING FACILITY AS SUCH TERMS ARE
 DEFINED PURSUANT TO SECTION 27-0701 OF THIS ARTICLE.
   7. "Waste" means any garbage, refuse, sludge from  a  waste  treatment
 plant,  water  supply treatment plant or air pollution control facility,
 and other discarded material,  including  solid,  liquid,  semisolid  or
 contained gaseous material resulting from industrial, commercial, mining
 and  agricultural operations and from community activities, but does not
 include solid or dissolved material in  domestic  sewage,  or  solid  or
 dissolved  materials in irrigation return flows or industrial discharges
 which are point sources subject to permits  under  article  17  of  this
 chapter, or source, special nuclear or by-product material as defined in
 the  Atomic  Energy Act of 1954, as amended (68 Stat. 923) except as may
 be provided by existing agreements between the  state  and  the  federal
 government,  OR  POST-USE POLYMERS AND RECOVERED FEEDSTOCKS CONVERTED AT
 AN ADVANCED RECYCLING FACILITY AS SUCH TERMS  ARE  DEFINED  PURSUANT  TO
 SECTION  27-0701  OF  THIS  ARTICLE,  OR  HELD AT SUCH FACILITY PRIOR TO
 CONVERSION.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14109-01-1