How Will the Adoption of Amendments to 6 NYCRR Part 597 Affect You?

How Will the Adoption of Amendments to 6 NYCRR Part 597 Affect You?

  On April 25, 2016, Chemical Bulk Storage (CBS) registration requirements at new facilities became mandatory for perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA-acid), ammonium perfluorooctanoate (PFOA-salt), perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS-acid), and perfluorooctane sulfonate...
Year End Regulatory Updates Part 1

Year End Regulatory Updates Part 1

Proposed Part 360 Regulations In early 2016, the NYSDEC proposed significant changes to New York State regulations regarding previously unregulated facilities, activities, and waste streams within the existing Part 360 solid waste management program. The proposed...
PFOS/PFOA and the Stewart Air National Guard Base: What You Should Know

PFOS/PFOA and the Stewart Air National Guard Base: What You Should Know

On August 12th, 2016, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) listed the Stewart Air National Guard Base in Orange County as a Class 2A State Superfund site.  The Superfund listing was triggered by the State’s determination that Stewart Air...
PFOA and PFOS are in Drinking Water – What Should I Know?

PFOA and PFOS are in Drinking Water – What Should I Know?

Since the recent discovery of high concentration levels in the Hoosick Fall’s water wells and with Gabreski Air National Guard Base being declared a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) State Superfund Site, PFOA and PFOS and their effect...