Significant NYSDEC New Part 360 Regulation Change

As of September 20, 2017, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation published the new Part 360 regulations for Solid Waste Management Facilities.  There are significant changes to the Part 360 rule that will affect existing and future solid waste facilities. According to the new Part 360 regulation, all Solid Waste Management Facilities must… Read More

The New Part 360 Rule is Published!

Important Dates The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation published the new Part 360 Regulations on September 20, 2017. You can read it here: If you are the owner of a Solid Waste Facility, the changes to NYS DEC new Part 360 rule will affect you. Important dates to know include: Published Date: September… Read More

Construction Site Safety Concern: Trenches and Excavations Part II

Excavating is a common activity on construction projects which can create dangerous situations for employers, employees, and bystanders.  Because of the many dangers involved in excavating and trenching, OSHA has many rules around these activities including the concerns involving an excavation and trench.  Walden discussed some general excavating and trenching rules in our previous blog… Read More

6 Spill Prevention Report FAQs

Have you received a Notice of Violation from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) for chemical bulk storage at your business or facility? Did you know that facility owners can be held accountable for unremedied violations? That means fines, as well as civil and criminal penalties. One part of chemical bulk… Read More

Environmental Impact of Proposed Part 360 Rule Change

Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has revised the draft generic environmental impact statement (DGEIS), originally released with the proposed Part 360 rule changes in the spring of 2016.  After receiving many comments on the DGEIS, the NYSDEC revised the report and has released the “revised DGEIS”,… Read More

New Part 360 Rules Coming Soon!

Upcoming Changes If you are the owner of a Solid Waste Facility, the upcoming changes to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) Part 360 rule will affect you. In June of 2017, there was a public comment period to voice opinions on the upcoming rule changes to 6 NYCRR Part 360…. Read More