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:
- Hazardous Waste
- Elementary Neutralization
- Solvent Recovery
- Universal Wastes
- Regulated Medical Waste (RMW) - New York Public Health Law
- Petroleum/Chemical Storage (Tanks)
- Clean Water Act
- Clean Air Act - State Facility Permit
- Toxic Substance Control Act
- Spill Response
- Environmental Management System (recommended by the EPA)
- View Entire Summary
DEC allows generators to neutralize waste without a permit provided the generator complies with the personnel training, preparedness and prevention, contingency plan and emergency procedures, container management, and labeling rules. Stony Brook must ensure its neutralization activities qualify for the permitting exemption by maintaining compliance with the elementary neutralization conditional exemption requirements; or discontinue the elementary neutralization activities and collect and manage corrosive wastes as hazardous.
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.