1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Environmental Conservation
  4. Article 27: Collection, Treatment and Disposal of Refuse and Other Solid Waste
  5. Title 25: Phase-out of Creosote


Section 27-2505 Disposal of creosote prohibited

Environmental Conservation (ENV)

  On and after January first, two thousand eight, neither creosote nor any wood or other product treated with or containing creosote shall be disposed of in this state, except in a permitted facility pursuant to this section, in a landfill permitted by the department and approved by the department to accept this material and properly lined to prevent groundwater contamination, or by any method approved by the department.