Summary of Environmental Regulations

The following is a summary of environmental regulations and requirements. For information on a particular category, please click one of the following links:


Clean Water Act

  • Silver recovery systems are required for X-ray and photographic developers.
  • Chemicals must not be poured down the drain.
  • Spills must be promptly reported and cleaned up.
  • Waste water must not be discharged to surface or ground. The discharge destination of floor drains must be known and labeled.
  • Permitted discharges from boiler blowdowns, cooling towers or other systems requires periodic sampling and analysis.

Note: This list is not inclusive of all environmental regulations and requirements. If you have any questions, please call EH&S at 631-632-6410.


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