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A07013 Summary:

COSPNSRMaisel, Paulin, Rivera P, Dinowitz, Millman, Zebrowski, Schimel, Benedetto, Gottfried, Englebright, Galef, Colton, Barron, Jaffee, Rosenthal, Weisenberg, Weprin, Russell, Jacobs, Lifton, Lavine, Roberts, Gibson, Peoples-Stokes, Boyland, Rivera N, Braunstein, Ortiz, Ramos, Kavanagh, Gunther
MLTSPNSRAbinanti, Brennan, Cahill, Castelli, Cymbrowitz, Glick, Latimer, Lentol, Lupardo, Markey, McEneny, Nolan, Perry, Simanowitz, Thiele, Titone, Weinstein
Amd S27-0903, En Con L
Relates to the uniform treatment of waste from the exploration, development, extraction, or production of crude oil or natural gas.
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A07013 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2011-2012 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      April 8, 2011
        Introduced  by M. of A. SWEENEY -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Environmental Conservation
        AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
          uniform treatment of waste
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1.  Section 27-0903 of the environmental conservation  law  is
     2  amended by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
     3    4.  Uniform treatment of waste.  All waste resulting from the explora-
     4  tion, development, extraction or production of crude oil or natural gas,
     5  including but not limited to drilling fluids and produced waters,  shall
     6  be considered hazardous waste under the law of this state and subject to
     7  all   pertinent  generation,  transportation,  treatment,  storage,  and
     8  disposal laws and regulations, if such waste  meets  the  definition  of
     9  hazardous  waste  set  forth  in subdivision three of section 27-0901 of
    10  this chapter. Within six months from the effective date of this subdivi-

    11  sion, the department shall make all necessary changes to bring its regu-
    12  lations into compliance with this section.
    13    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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