New GP (GP-0-20-001) for Construction Activities issued January 28, 2020

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC or Department) issued a new State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Activity (GP-0-20-001). The new permit has been effective starting January 29, 2020 and replaced the previous general permit, GP-0-15-002, which expired on January 28, 2020. Who needs a… Read More


March 1st is the last day to file for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) Hazardous Waste Reports. All hazardous waste reports must be either filed electronically in the American Resource Management website or, if on-line submission is not an option, mailed to NYSDEC Division of Environmental Remediation. Who has to file? A… Read More

Make Sure To Submit Your NYC Community Right-to-Know Filing On Time!

What is NYC Community Right-to-Know? The New York City (NYC) Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) regulates the storage, use and handling of hazardous substances, extremely hazardous substances and regulated toxic substances at or above the federal threshold planning quantities (TPQ) within all five NYC boroughs (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, or Staten Island) through its… Read More

Management of Airbags as per NYSDEC Enforcement Letter

In July 2019, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) issued an enforcement discretion letter regarding the management of vehicle airbags. This letter followed the United State Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) November 2018 final rule regarding the collection and disposal of recalled defective airbags manufactured by the Takata Corporation. The NYSDEC has not… Read More