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SECTION 27-1915
Use of waste tire management and recycling fee funds
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 27, TITLE 19
§ 27-1915. Use of waste tire management and recycling fee funds.

Waste tire management and recycling fees shall be deposited in the
waste management and cleanup fund established in section ninety-two-bb
of the state finance law, and shall be made available for the following
purposes:

1. costs of the department for the following:

(a) first-year costs:

(i) enumeration and assessment of noncompliant waste tire stockpiles;
and

(ii) aerial reconnaissance to locate, survey and characterize sites
environmentally, for remote sensing, special analysis and scanning;

(b) abatement of noncompliant waste tire stockpiles;

(c) administration and enforcement of the requirements of this
article, exclusive of titles thirteen and fourteen; and

(d) conducting an updated market analysis of outlets for waste tire
utilization including recycling and energy recovery opportunities, which
shall not include the incineration of waste tires.

2. costs of the department of economic development for the following:

(a) conducting an updated market analysis of outlets for waste tire
utilization including recycling and energy recovery opportunities;

(b) establishment of a program to provide funds to businesses to
develop technology that leads to increased markets for waste tires;

(c) funding of demonstration projects; and

(d) administration of requirements of this section.

3. costs of the department of transportation for the following:

(a) funding of demonstration and other projects for road base, paving
and other civil engineering uses; and

(b) administration of requirements of this section.

4. costs of the New York state thruway authority for the following:

(a) funding of demonstration and other projects for road base, paving
and other civil engineering uses; and

(b) administration of requirements of this section.

5. costs of the New York state energy research and development
authority for the following:

(a) funding research projects which will enhance sustainable waste
tire recycling activities; and

(b) administration of requirements of this section.

6. costs of the department of health for the following:

(a) recommendations to protect public health;

(b) administration of requirements of this section; and

(c) prevention or control of on-site populations of vectors, as
defined in subdivision ten of section 27-2301 of this article, using
techniques appropriate for protection of human health and the
environment to prevent the site from being a vector breeding area.

Any funds not used for a given year shall be returned to the fund and
be added to the total funds available for disbursement in the succeeding
year.