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SB45 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     January 7, 2015
        Introduced  by  Sens. HOYLMAN, DILAN, KRUEGER, PERKINS -- read twice and
          ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
          Environmental Conservation -- recommitted to the Committee on Environ-
          mental  Conservation  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6, sec. 8 --
          committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
          recommitted to said committee
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
          wastewater treatment facilities
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
     2  new section 17-0513 to read as follows:
     3  § 17-0513. Standards of performance for wastewater facilities.
     4    No wastewater treatment facility in the state shall accept any  waste-
     5  water  from  hydraulic  fracturing operations unless such facility meets
     6  the requirements established in section 17-0709 of this article.
     7    § 2. The environmental conservation law is amended  by  adding  a  new
     8  section 17-0709 to read as follows:
     9  § 17-0709. Wastewater treatment facilities.
    10    Notwithstanding  anything  to  the  contrary  contained in subdivision
    11  twenty-one of section 17-0105 of this article,  the  commissioner  shall
    12  promulgate  regulations  establishing  a standard of performance for the
    13  control of the discharge  of  pollutants  from  facilities  which  treat
    14  wastewater  from  hydraulic  fracturing  operations.  This  standard  of
    15  performance shall permit no discharge of pollutants, or if not feasible,
    16  shall reflect the  greatest  degree  of  effluent  reduction  achievable
    17  through application of the best available demonstrated control technolo-
    18  gy,  processes,  operating methods, or other alternatives. This standard
    19  of performance shall remain in effect until such time that  the  federal
    20  government  determines  that  a greater degree of effluent limitation is
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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     1  achievable by this category of facilities, at which time  this  standard
     2  of performance shall be superseded by such federal standard.
     3    §  3.  This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that
     4  section two of this act shall take effect January 1, 2021.
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