N.Y. Public Health Law Section 1382
Powers and duties of the commissioner

In administering and enforcing the provisions of this title, the commissioner shall:


make an estimate of funds or appropriations for inclusion annually in the executive budget;


receive applications for state aid in such form and containing such information as he may require;


qualify municipalities for state aid and advise them concerning such qualifications;


approve detailed plans submitted by the applicant for the construction of solid waste management facilities or for improvement of existing solid waste management facilities where the same are found to be consistent with sound, comprehensive solid waste management planning, take into adequate account the feasibility of a recycling facility to shred, compress, pyrolize, separate or otherwise process the solid waste for resource recovery, the potential resources to be recovered, ultimate land use and are otherwise acceptable to him; provided, however, plans further:


describe the components of the solid waste estimated to be generated, by weight or volume;


describe the proposed method of transporting to be utilized from its source to the solid waste management facility, and the estimated cost therefor;


detail the separation techniques proposed to be utilized at the solid waste management facility; and


specify what and where the available markets are for recovered materials within the region covered by the plan, and/or within fifty miles outside the region covered by the plan;


approve vouchers for payment of state aid grants;


perform such other and further acts and promulgate such rules and regulations as may be necessary, proper or desirable to carry out effectively the provisions of this title.

Source: Section 1382 — Powers and duties of the commissioner, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/1382 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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