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The next comment period for the Proposed Part 360 Regulations will be here soon!

Spring is coming and so is the second public comment period on the Proposed New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's Part 360 regulations. 
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NYSDEC Reviews Proposed Part 360 Comments at Solid Waste Conference

Summary and revised regulations targeted for April 2017 release

If you have been following the proposed changes to New York’s 6 NYCRR Part 360 solid waste management regulations, you are aware that the public comment period on the draft regulations closed on September 13, 2016.  On October 3rd, 2016 at the New York State Association for Solid Waste Management (NYSASWM) Fall Conference, the NYSDEC Regulatory Team provided a summary of the comments received, some insight on possible revisions, and a possible timeline for issuance of the final regulations.
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Update on the Revisions to New York’s Part 360 Solid Waste Regulations

It has been a few months since my last update on the proposed revisions to New York’s Part 360 Regulations. During this time, public information meetings have been held across the State and there have been numerous discussions with various stakeholders. The recent Federation of New York Solid Waste Associations conference in Bolton Landing held on May 15-18, 2016 had a special session for the Associations to provide a statement regarding the proposed regulations.  The following summary provides a highlight of current concerns being raised and the next steps in the process.  Previous blog posts on this subject which summarize many of the proposed changes can be found here.

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Solar Power Adds New Life to Closed Landfills

In the last few years more municipalities have been starting to think about alternative options for their closed and capped landfills.  One option that has become increasingly popular, no doubt with help from New York’s REV strategy (Reforming the Energy Vision) and NY-Sun initiative, has been solar energy.
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Revisions to New York’s Part 360 Solid Waste Regulations - Update

This blog post is a follow up to my posting in October 2015 - “Leaner, Not Necessarily Meaner” - A Fresh Look at the Proposed Changes to New York’s Part 360 Solid Waste Regulations.  The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) held a stakeholders meeting on February 23, 2016 in Albany for various solid waste and recycling organizations to present and discuss the proposed changes prior to draft regulations being released.

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