N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 71-2719
Presumptions


1.

Possession of fifteen hundred gallons or fifteen thousand pounds, whichever is less, of an aggregate weight or volume of hazardous wastes or substances hazardous to public health, safety or the environment, shall be presumptive evidence of knowledge on the part of the person in possession that the material is a hazardous waste or a substance hazardous to public health, safety or the environment; and

2.

Possession of five gallons or fifty pounds, whichever is less, of an aggregate weight or volume of acute hazardous wastes or substances acutely hazardous to public health, safety or the environment shall be presumptive evidence of knowledge on the part of the person in possession that the material is an acute hazardous waste or a substance acutely hazardous to public health, safety or the environment.

Source: Section 71-2719 — Presumptions, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/71-2719 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

71‑2701
Applicability of title
71‑2702
Definitions
71‑2703
Violations of title 3 or 7 of article 27 of this chapter
71‑2705
Violations of titles 9, 11 and 13 of article 27 of this chapter
71‑2706
Enforcement of section 27-1311
71‑2707
Unlawful possession of hazardous wastes in the second degree
71‑2709
Unlawful possession of hazardous wastes in the first degree
71‑2710
Endangering public health, safety or the environment in the fifth degree
71‑2711
Endangering public health, safety or the environment in the fourth degree
71‑2712
Endangering public health, safety or the environment in the third degree
71‑2713
Endangering public health, safety or the environment in the second degree
71‑2714
Endangering public health, safety or the environment in the first degree
71‑2715
Unlawful dealing in hazardous wastes in the second degree
71‑2717
Unlawful dealing in hazardous wastes in the first degree
71‑2719
Presumptions
71‑2720
Exemption
71‑2721
Enforcement of Article 27 and this title
71‑2722
Enforcement of section 27-1701 of this chapter
71‑2723
Procedure for determining the amount of the cost of disposing of wastes or of restoring an area to its original state following a defenda...
71‑2724
Enforcement of title 21 of article 27
71‑2725
Disposition of penalties and fines
71‑2726
Payment of rewards for aid in apprehension and conviction of persons guilty of felony or misdemeanor
71‑2727
Enforcement of articles 27 and 71 of this chapter
71‑2728
Enforcement of title 27 of article 27 of this chapter
71‑2729
Enforcement of title 26 of article 27 of this chapter
71‑2730
Enforcement of title 30 of article 27 of this chapter

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 71-2719’s source at nysenate​.gov

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